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Volunteer With Us

Consider volunteering at Tybee Island Marine Science Center!

Volunteer Requirements for All Positions:

  • 18 years or older
  • Good people skills
  • Background check

It’s a good time. You’ll learn a lot. Become a part of promoting responsible stewardship of coastal Georgia’s marine ecosystem.


Checkout our volunteer positions and their scope below.

Program Assistant: Assist marine science educators in delivering programs to children and adult groups in the classroom, on the beach, and in the marsh.

Gallery Interpreter: Engage scouts, school groups, and island visitors in our Coastal Georgia Gallery by interpreting the Touch Tank and exhibits.

Outreach Liaison: Represent the center at community outreach events and teach the public with traveling displays on sea turtles, whales, sharks, and jellies.

Animal Caretaker: Prepare diets, feed animals, clean algae, and collect specimens for the Coastal Georgia Gallery’s exhibits.

Rescue Transporter: Help injured birds and reptiles by collecting the animals, assisting in triage, and transporting to the center or a local veterinarian.

Cashier-Greeter: Greet island visitors as they enter the Discovery Shop, run the register, and schedule island visitor programs.


Volunteer Benefits:

  • Free Coastal Gallery Admission for Your Family
  • 20% Discount In the Discovery Shop
  • Free Walks, Talks, and Treks tickets
  • Tee-Shirt and Name Tag
  • 20% Off Sea Camp Registration
  • Training Related to Your Volunteer Position
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Meet People from All Over the Country
  • Make New Friends
  • Site Visits to Other Area Museums


If you’re interested, send an email to or fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you.