Aquatic Interpreter

Opportunity Type: 
Number of Positions Available: 


Location of Opportunity: 
Off Campus
Host Department/Organization: 

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Opportunity Description: 

The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum is looking for volunteers for their new stingray exhibit opening in May.  This exhibit will have a hands on aspect, as guests will be able to touch and feed the rays.  Aquatic Interpreters will get the chance to engage with the public, expand their public speaking skills, while gaining the knowledge of the museum and species related to the Sea of Cortez. Applicants should have an outgoing personality and an eagerness to share information with museumguests. Applicants must also be willing to endure (shaded) outdoor weather conditions throughout the year.

Time Commitment: 

5-7 month commitment , 4.5-5 hours one day per week

Engaged Learning Experience (ELE): 
Paid Position: 
How to apply: 

Fill out a volunteer application on the Desert Museum website:

For more information: 

Allison Miller (Volunteer & Internship Programs Manager): amiller@desertmuseum.org520-883-3071

Engagement Category(s): 
Professional Development
Research Theme(s): 
Natural Environment and Biodiversity
Science Engagement