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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!

Nauticus has a variety of volunteer opportunities available for:

  • Adults (ages 18+)
  • Youth (age 14-17)
  • College Students
  • Groups (one time & periodic)

Whether you’re helping to restore the Battleship Wisconsin, instructing youth groups on the water in sailing skills, showing a child how to touch a horseshoe crab, helping a guest find the perfect souvenir or providing support to our office staff, you will be an invaluable part of our crew! Individual volunteers must submit the online application, successfully complete an interview, a background screening (if over age 18) and attend a volunteer orientation prior to their service. Group volunteers please contact us by emailing Volunteer Resources or calling (757) 664-1043.

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

Use of boats at Sail Nauticus

Discounted menu at “BB64 Cafe”

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!