Interested in Volunteering at the MaST Center? Orientation meeting is Saturday

Interested in becoming a Volunteer Interpreter at the MaST Center?

  • Enjoy working with animals or want to learn how?
  • Not afraid to get your hands wet?
  • Want to learn about the life and environment of the Puget Sound?
  • Enjoy sharing your knowledge and helping people discover new things?

Then you need to show up this Saturday, Nov. 15th from 10 a.m. – Noon for MaST;s NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION!

Here’s more from the folks at MaST:

Attention college and high school students—volunteering at the MaST is a great way to build your resume and gain valuable experience for the workplace. You can even earn college credit or work study. No matter your intended major this is definitely an opportunity not to miss—especially if you are interested in the sciences or education.

For more information, please hit reply or email [email protected]

Minimum age is 14 years old, although 10-13 can team volunteer with a parent or guardian.

Must be willing to commit at least one day per month for one year.

The MaST Center is the marine biology and aquarium facility of Highline. Dedicated to expanding knowledge about the Puget Sound, the MaST Center serves as both teaching institute and public learning center. Located 4 miles south of campus at Redondo Beach, the MaST Center lies halfway between Seattle and Tacoma with easy access to a huge diversity of nearby habitats. The 2,500 square-foot facility offers public space, classroom, laboratories, offices, research areas with state-of-the-art equipment and an aquarium. The Aquarium holds 12 tanks totaling 3,000 gallons of flow-through seawater, and displays over 250 native Puget Sound marine species.

Open every Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to the public, the MaST Center,, is located at 28203 Redondo Beach Drive S.–
halfway between Seattle and Tacoma and about 5 minutes south of the main Highline campus.

Directions can be found at

Become a fan at or on instagram @hcc_mast_center

Rus Higley
Manager/Instructor 206.715.0576
Marine Science & Technology (MaST) Center office located at the MaST, rm 109
Highline College P.O Box 98000, MS 29-3
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
[email protected]

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