Open Daily 9:30am-5:00pm
Registration is now open for volunteer opportunities at our Cownose Cove exhibit at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center (MVC) in Apollo Beach! Cownose Cove is staffed by The Florida Aquarium’s team members seven days a week throughout the entire season that the MVC is open: November 1 through April 15.
Join us for an information session to learn more about volunteering at The Florida Aquarium's Cownose Cove exhibit located at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach.
October 10 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
October 13 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
October 17 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
October 24 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The daily tasks of this position will include interacting with guests and other team members at the MVC, providing accurate information about the animals that call Cownose Cove home and those in the surrounding environment, as well as monitoring the health of the resident stingrays and the life support systems of the habitat.
Each day will be divided into two four-hour shifts: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM and 1PM - 5 PM. Volunteers may register for both shifts on the same day. Volunteers will be outside for the duration of the four-hour shift.
If you have any questions about the position, or if you would like to apply for a shift assignment, please contact Rebecca Hughes, education volunteer coordinator at email@example.com, (813) 367-4075 or complete the form below.
Phone: (813) 273-4000