Aquatic Invasive Species Cart Host

There are invaders in the Great Lakes! Engage with guests to teach them about the aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes Future exhibit. Hosts will use a variety of preserved specimens and occasionally a live specimen to educate visitors about the damaging effects common aquatic invasive species have on the Great Lakes ecosystem, as well as control and prevention methods. AIS Cart Hosts will need to stand most of their shift and be able to push the cart into position.


Minimum age 14 years old. Online background check for those over 18 and Liability Waiver and Confidentiality Policy required.


Training and background materials provided.


Minimum 1 shift per month for a total of 28 hours (8 shifts). Shifts available Wednesday-Sunday, 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:30pm-4:00pm.

Application Instructions

To apply, please fill out a Volunteer Application online using the “Apply Now” button below, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 414-765-8629 or

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