Virginia Institute of Marine Science


Get involved at VIMS 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 Libby MacDonald at (804) 684-7201 or via e-mail at [[ehmacd]].  

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.