192 Maʻalaea Road, Wailuku, HI, 96793 info@mocmarineinstitute.org Maui Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline: 808-286-2549


Volunteers are the heart and soul of

MOC Marine Institute

Volunteer Benefits

  • Take an active role in ocean conservation
  • Make new friends with similar interests
  • Gain real life work experience
  • Continue your education through ongoing training lectures and classes
  • Discount pricing at Maui Ocean Center’s Maui Ocean Treasures gift store
  • Exclusive invitations to attend sea turtle patient releases

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years old
  • Work a minimum of one 4-hour shift per week
  • Live on Maui for at least one year before volunteering

All volunteers at MOC Marine Institute must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster shot if eligible. Volunteers are required to provide proof of vaccination.

How to Become a Volunteer

Complete the online volunteer application below. Based on your availability and current volunteer needs at MOC Marine Institute, we will contact you for an interview.

Click here for volunteer application.