The Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves our mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea by focusing in three areas: lifelong education programs, citizen science research, and engaging visitor experiences in our aquarium which features touch tanks and natural history exhibitions featuring an adult Orca skeleton. Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the Fort Worden State Park, with a $600,000 operating budget, 13 staff, and 200 plus volunteers, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves 24,000 people annually.

PTMSC is hiring!

AmeriCorps Volunteer Positions

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is recruiting a team of four environmental education AmeriCorps members to serve at PTMSC starting October 1st.

Join our organization in accomplishing our mission of inspiring conservation of the Salish Sea through teaching local students about Salish Sea ecology, provide interpretation to the public in our two exhibits, monitor the health of the Salish Sea though Citizen Science projects, and train and manage volunteers to support our programs and AmeriCorps projects.

See the attached flyer for more information about each position, and visit the Washington Service Corps website to learn more about AmeriCorps service. 

Priority application deadline: June 15th.


Visit our Volunteer opportunities page.
Email our Volunteer Coordinator to learn more.