Aquarist Assistant

Volunteers serving as Aquarist Assistants will assist with food preparation, monitor water quality, and aid in routine maintenance and cleaning tasks in Discovery World’s freshwater and saltwater aquariums. Shifts are available in two-hour increments between 8am and 4pm.


Must be 18 or older. Orientation & training provided – volunteers considering this position must possess a strong background in biological sciences or have former experience working within aquariums. Volunteers are asked to commit to two shifts per month, for a minimum of 3 months.

Application Instructions

To join the waitlist, please fill out a Volunteer Application online, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator to receive an application via mail, 414-765-8629,