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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sail Nauticus & Schooner
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.
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!
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.
Are you a college student requiring internship hours or experience? If so, Nauticus currently offers opportunities for individuals seeking experiences in the museum field.
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.
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.
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
- 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
- Lots of FUN!