Visitor & Gallery Assistant
As a Visitor Experience work experience student, you will be working with a team of volunteers and staff to create the ultimate visitor experience for all of our guests. Creating connections between visitors and our animals, programs and amenities.
As a work experience student in the Gallery Interpreter position you will engage, amaze and inspire visitors and provide the opportunity for guests to have unique, personal experiences which foster a dedication to conserve aquatic life. Interpretation is the science and art of building connections between visitors and our world.
As a work experience student, you will aid in the facilitation and supervision of children in the AquaCamps Program. AquaCamps offers children a fun and educational experience of a lifetime. Our camps are filled with hands-on activities, animal observations, crafts and time to run around. Children learn about local and exotic animals, life cycles, food webs, adaptations, ecosystems and sustainability. As a work experience student, you will have an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with children aged 4-12 in an educational setting, work on your communication and leadership skills, develop a sense of teamwork and explore career options. Assist with the preparation, delivery and clean-up of winter AquaCamps program. Enhance participants’ experience through group activities using hands-on, interactive activity stations and props. Help supervise and lead small groups of children during play and gallery exploration time.
- For more information on AquaCamps, please visit https://vanaqua.org/camps
Students can visit: https://www.vanaqua.org/join/volunteer/work-experience to learn more and apply. Deadline is November 19th at noon.