If you are between the ages of 15 and 18, responsible, enthusiastic, passionate about marine life, and work well with children, then you should apply to be a Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Marine Teen!
Marine Teens volunteer at Aquarium Day Camps (minimum two weeks in the summer, plus additional days during March Break), and assist with special event days at the Aquarium and at community events. Time volunteered at the Aquarium may count toward community service hours.
WHAT DO MARINE TEENS DO?
Marine Teens act as assistants to Day Camp staff and Aquarium Educators. Responsibilities may include:
- Preparing materials for activities
- Facilitating children’s activities
- Helping to clean up after activities
- Assisting with escorting children through the Aquarium and to outdoor areas
Additionally, Marine Teens assist with special events and community events, such as the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.
HOW DO I APPLY TO BE A MARINE TEEN?
Fill out and submit the application form below no later than Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. EST. Forms received after this date will not be accepted. In your application form, please fill out every section, including the written components describing why you would make a great Marine Teen!
We also request two references. Parents, friends, and other family members are not suitable references. Please ask a teacher, coach, or employer (current or former) to fill out the Marine Teen reference form below.
Interested applicants must attend our orientation and information session on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in order to be considered for a position. Additionally, a mandatory training session will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Please note, Marine Teens must be at least 15 years of age as of July 1, 2022, no older than 18, and enrolled in an Ontario Secondary School in September 2022. Marine Teens will have minimal direct contact with animals and are not permitted to dive in Aquarium tanks.
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