Join the adventure!

Join Ocean Planet Explorers team and share your passion for marine science and sailing with like-minded people. We are seeking motivated individuals in a variety of leadership, education, and outreach roles.

If you’d like to see our ocean planet become healthier, and you have the desire to inspire others to respect, protect, and understand the ocean, check out these opportunities.

To learn more, please click on the button below or reach out to us at sail@opexplorers.org. Paid time and volunteering commitment varies based on the degree of involvement. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Volunteer Coordinators are experienced key contributors with fantastic people skills who handle Ocean Planet Explorers volunteer outreach and coordinate support roles and tasks.

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Our team-building programs are built on a foundation of marine science and sailing. team-building Advisors develop customized programs in response to client specs and join the crew of the team-building sails.

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Assist the executive director with the day-to-day business operations of running a small nonprofit.

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Actively assist the organization without serving as an officer or board member. Make a quarterly assessment of the organization’s general health and vote on the election of board members. Although this position has a low time commitment, it is an integral part of the organization’s success.

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As the leaders of the Marine Science Program, our shoreline and classroom educators develop and teach Sci Sail, Belly Biology and Mobile Science Lab — and join the crew of the educational sails.

Marine Science Educators

Education and Outreach Roles

Volunteer Coordinators

Team-building Advisors

Social Media Coordinators

Social Media Coordinators maintain an online presence by developing, editing, and posting content on Ocean Planet Explorers’ social platforms. Content may be contributed by staff members, volunteers, and participants.

Leadership and Administrative Roles

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Join the governing body of Ocean Planet Explorers as a key contributor responsible for overseeing the organization's activities and funding.

Board Members

Office Administrator

Associate Directors