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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



Become a volunteer!

Volunteer Application Process

  • Complete the volunteer application linked below
  • 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 a full day 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

Click here to be added to the volunteer interest list!

*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 and we will notify everyone on the interest list with the application once we have a New Volunteer Training scheduled. Please note, there may be several months before the next training and before you receive an email. 


Questions?

Email us at volunteer@tmmc.org.

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