Category Archives: Volunteers

Celebrating Seattle Aquarium volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week

Every year, literally hundreds of dedicated, passionate people give their time to the Seattle Aquarium—prepping food for our animals, answering questions from our many visitors, and furthering our mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. In 2013 alone, 1,380 more »

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Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers raise money for marine conservation organizations

Last summer, youth volunteers raised $9,146.99 through donations at their face-painting station. In the past, money raised from the station has been utilized to fund field trips and recognition efforts for youth volunteers. But this year, to educate our young more »

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Longtime Seattle Aquarium volunteer retires from NOAA after 30 years

Orlay Johnson has been involved with the Seattle Aquarium for the past 32 years: first as a volunteer, then as a staff member (in a now-defunct position called “Tour Guide”), and again as a volunteer after he began his 30-year more »

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Youth volunteers at We Day!

What do 22 Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers, MC Hammer, Martin Sheen, Kid President and Macklemore all have in common (besides a great fashion sense, that is)? All could be found at the Key Arena on March 27 for the first more »

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Seattle Aquarium volunteer inspires conservation in her workplace

Seattle Aquarium volunteer Annie Spalding is at the end of an incredibly challenging decade. She was treated for cancer—along with her mother, grandmother and brother. Her brother didn’t survive. But Annie chose to create something positive from the heartbreak she more »

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