Get involved at VIMS (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) by becoming a volunteer. Positions are regularly available in the Library, Visitor's Center, Gift Shop, in laboratories, and in the field. There are also opportunities to lead group tours and assist with public outreach events. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Volunteer Coordinator Mimi Beckwith at (804) 684-7784 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also complete and email a volunteer application form. View our guidelines for minors on the VIMS campus.
Marine Science Day Volunteers
Approximately 30 people are needed to volunteer to work VIMS' annual Marine Science Day. Volunteers are needed to assist with parking, directing people, children's activities, hospitality, set-up and break-down of tents and tables, and various other positions. This event is usually the 3rd Saturday in May. Volunteers will need to attend at least one other meeting. Total time donated is usually between 6-10 hours. Fill out the Volunteer Application to apply.