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Volunteer at Nauticus

If you love Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin as much as we do, then come join us! Learn more about benefits and available positions below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer opportunities

Battleship Crew Member

Are you interested in military history, naval nobles, and maritime ports, and talking to enthused guest? A Battleship Crew member might be the best position.

Volunteer opportunities

Discovery Crew Member

Do you love to teach as well as learn new things about our maritime community and the environment? If so, apply as a Discovery Crew Member volunteer. 

Volunteer opportunities

Guest Ambassador

Are you someone who loves to meet and greet new people as they enter the museum, take tickets, show visitors around and where to start exploring their adventure? If so, you’d make a great Guest Ambassador.

Volunteer opportunities

Banana Pier Gift Shop Crew Member

Are you a master at retail, merchandise, and sales? Or able to help a guest find the perfect souvenir? Apply to volunteer in the Nauticus Banana Pier gift shop.

Volunteer opportunities

Sail Nauticus & Schooner 
Crew Member

Are you a master on the sea or instructing youth groups sailing skills? Our Sailing Center and the Schooner Virginia would love to have you help set the sails.

Volunteer opportunities

Restore BB64

If you are a group or individual skilled in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, machinist mate, welding, Boatswain mate, etc., then the Restore BB-64 program is waiting for you to assist onboard the USS Wisconsin!

Volunteer opportunities

Accounting / Business Assistant

Do you have the interest in accounting, marketing, data entry, mailing projects, and various clerical projects? Our Business Department would love your assistance.

Volunteer opportunities

Nauticus Intern

Are you a college student requiring internship hours or experience? If so, Nauticus currently offers opportunities for individuals seeking experiences in the museum field. 

Volunteer opportunities

Exhibit Assistant Carpenters

Are you skilled in repairs, installations, painting, and hold a basic knowledge of carpentry? We are looking for you to volunteer Saturdays or Sundays on an as-needed-basis to assist with projects around the campus.

Volunteer opportunities

Electronics Technician

Are you skilled in computer software, audio/video, and troubleshooting equipment? If you are interested in technology then apply as an Electronics Technician to assist with projects around the campus.

Volunteer Opportunities

City of Norfolk Employees

Are you a City of Norfolk Employee looking for a way to complete your annual four-hour community service requirement? Look no further! Volunteer at Nauticus! Nauticus has volunteering opportunities from carpentry to Sail Nauticus, there is something for everyone.

Nauticus offers volunteers the following benefits:

  • Free admission to Nauticus
  • Free parking during volunteer shifts
  • 25% discount on Nauticus tickets for family and friends
  • 25% discount in the Banana Pier Gift Shop
  • Sail Nauticus Discounts
  • Specialized training that will enable you to excel in your volunteer position
  • Opportunity to learn valuable skills and establish references for future employment
  • 50% off Battleship Wisconsin Behind-the-Scenes Tours with Admission during visit for up to 6 people

  • Invitations to members-only special events, private parties and social events
  • Letters of reference for employment, scholarships and school applications
  • Opportunity to broaden and share your knowledge of the environment, maritime industry, science and the military
  • Opportunity to work and interact with interesting people from a variety of backgrounds who share a common interest
  • Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards (i.e. Nauticus Family Membership for 200 Active Service Hours)
  • Lots of FUN!