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Husbandry Volunteer

Please note: The application process for Husbandry Volunteers is closed at this time.

Join the Volunteer Husbandry program and share the Tennessee Aquarium’s mission to connect people with nature and empower them to make informed decisions about water and wildlife.

Husbandry Volunteers

Husbandry volunteers assist Aquarium experts with food prep, exhibit maintenance and other aspects of animal care. Husbandry volunteer positions include:

  • Animal Keeper Assistant
  • Food prep chef
  • Penguin volunteer


  • Must be at 18 years old
  • Dependable and can adhere to Aquarium policies


  • At least a 6-12 month commitment
  • Volunteer weekly or bi-weekly
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