Marine sanctuary seeking volunteer “ambassadors” & naturalists

Press release

By on Tue, March 31, 2009

Become a Volunteer Naturalist & Sanctuary Ambassador.  Share Your Passion for the Ocean Become a sanctuary volunteer and inspire others to discover the San Francisco-based Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary—one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world.

During our 4-day training, you will learn how to interpret sanctuary exhibits, feed animals in our cold saltwater aquaria, and collect and view plankton from the historic tide station pier in the Presidio. Join us and discover the sharks, whales, seabirds and all the diversity of life just outside the Golden Gate!

Training will be at the sanctuary San Francisco office in the Presidio; with a field trip to the California Academy of Sciences. Volunteering will be at the Gulf of the Farallones Visitor Center & special outreach events.

Training schedule; applicants should save the following dates & times:

April 23rd, 7 pm - 9 pm (Thurs)
April 25th, 9 am - 1 pm (Sat)
April 30th, 7 pm - 9 pm (Thurs) 
May 2nd, 9 am - 1 pm (Sat)

Applications must by received by 5pm, April 10th Applications can be downloaded at: or requested by contacting Justin Holl at (415) 561-6622 x308 or [email protected]