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San Luis Obispo Volunteers

San Luis Obispo Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers at The Marine Mammal Center's San Luis Obispo Operations (SLO) rescue animals from around San Luis Obispo county, provide triage care to the patients onsite and transport the patients north for further care. Additionally, volunteers educate the next generation of ocean stewards at fairs and outreach events. Volunteers at this site commit to joining one shift a week for a minimum of six months. Click on the following links below to learn more about the responsibilities and expectations of each volunteer role at the Morro Bay facility.

Day Crew Volunteer

Conservation Education Volunteer

Night Crew Volunteer

Patient Transport Driver

Facilities Volunteer

Day Volunteer Crew Supervisor (Monday, Friday, or Saturday)

Become a volunteer!

Volunteer Application Process

  • Complete the volunteer application
  • Upon acceptance of your volunteer application, you will be contacted to schedule an interview
  • After your interview, you will be notified if you have been selected and asked to complete a background check and motor vehicle check
  • After you have cleared, you will be invited to attend the New Volunteer Training, covering an overview of our organization, the different volunteer opportunities available, our organization's policies and procedures, basic animal husbandry and rescue procedures

We onboard new volunteers in San Luis Obispo, once to twice a year depending on our volunteer needs. The first step to becoming a volunteer in San Luis Obispo, is to fill out an application. Please add your name and email address on the interest list. We will notify everyone on the interest list with the application once we have the next New Volunteer Training scheduled. Please note, there may be several months before the next training and before you receive an email. 

Click here to be added to the interest list!


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