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Volunteers Needed: You Can Make a Difference Today!

Are you in California? We have an immediate need for response volunteers to rescue and transport sick and injured marine mammals, specifically in San Mateo, Sonoma and Mendocino counties.

In the San Francisco Bay Area? We’re looking for education volunteers at our Sausalito hospital and visitor center to inspire people to help our ocean and the animals that call it home. 

But hurry! Apply by August 10 to be eligible for the virtual orientation on August 18.

Yes, I want to volunteer and make a difference!

trained responders rescue a sick California sea lion
 Hawaiian monk seal Sole

Our Sausalito Hospital & Visitor Center is Open to the Public

Visit the world’s largest marine mammal hospital to see animal care experts providing life-saving care to patients so they can be released back to the wild. Tickets are free but must be booked online in advance. Reserve your spot today!

Ways to Give

Your support makes life-saving work possible. Our patients rely on the generosity of people like you. There are many different ways to make a gift today and help return marine mammals to a healthier ocean home.

Donate Now

Adopt An Animal

northern fur seal Flappy


Northern Fur Seal — Female
southern sea otter Spinny


Southern Sea Otter — Male
California sea lion Katz


California Sea Lion — Female

The Marine Mammal Center In The News

Interested in talking to our experts? Contact our media team.

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