Become a SCUBAnauts Volunteer

SCUBAnauts has always relied on volunteers to provide an unmatched science education program for Florida youth.

If you have an interest in volunteering with SCUBAnauts and have experience in science and research diving or if you have your captain’s license and would like to help us, contact


In the past researchers from across a variety of institutions have lent their passions and expertise to SCUBAnauts International. These institutions include:

  • University of South Florida
    • College of Marine Science
    • St. Petersburg Campus
  • Eckerd College
  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    • National Marine Sanctuary Program
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Mote Marine Laboratory
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • The Florida Aquarium
  • The Explorers Club

Potential Volunteer Contact Information

I would be interested in volunteering as a:

Dive Master or Instructor Oversees the SCUBAnauts as they dive and assists with bi-annual training cyclesDiving Scientist or Educator Ensures we are practicing good data collection methods, supports or leads the classroom environment at dry meetings.USCG Licensed Boat Captain Operates the boat, assists Nauts with boating protocols, including first mate dutiesDry Scientist or Educator Works with other scientists and educators to prepare and present our ocean science curriculum.

I would most likely be interested in the following chapter:

*hover over chapter for meeting time/day

Tarpon Springs Chapter (Meets 2nd Tues of Month at the Centre in Palm Harbor, FL)Saint Petersburg Chapter (Meets 1st Thurs of Month at SPC in Pinellas Park, FL)Tampa Chapter (Meets 2nd Thursday of Month in Maureen Gazza Public Library, 11211 Country Way Blvd., Tampa, FL)Sarasota Chapter (Meets 3rd Thurs of Month at Mote in Sarasota, FL)

Would you care to tell us more about yourself?