• Youth Volunteer Coordinator

  • Texas State Aquarium
    Job Description

    Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.

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    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the training and orientation of all new and returning youth volunteers (AquaTeens).

    • Conduct activities, chaperone field trips, and supervise youth volunteers and Youth Volunteer Interns.

    • Work with staff as needed to schedule youth volunteers for placement in departments.

    • Serve as key point of contact for parents and youth volunteers, including answering questions and resolving problems that arise.

    • Communicate issues or concerns to the Volunteer Manager in a timely manner.

    • Setup and maintain daily youth volunteer schedules.

    • Supervise youth volunteers in all volunteer positions throughout the week.

    • Work in a cooperative manner with Guest Services and Animal Care and respect all protocols and equipment.

    • Service and maintain the temporary tattoo machine and all needed supplies.

    • Mentor youth volunteers on a daily basis.

    • Other duties as assigned.

      A one year certificate from college or technical school or three to six months of related experience and/or training is required for consideration. An equivalent combination of education or experience may also meet the required qualifications. Applicant should have good written and communication skills, basic computer knowledge and a willingness to work with volunteers and staff to promote organizational goals. Experience working with or desire to work with teens is essential. 

      This is a seasonal position and applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays.

      Please apply online at https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers/
      Any applications submitted through th Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce, email, mail, or fax will not be reviewed.

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