Teen Volunteers

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Teen Volunteer Program - SAVY

The Society for the Advancement of Volunteer Youth, SAVY, provides students 14 to 17 years of age with the opportunity to volunteer within their community while gaining experience in a variety of career fields. Through the SAVY program, participants have an experience that only Moody Gardens can offer.

For more information regarding the SAVY Program, please contact Volunteer Services at 409-683-4121 or send inquiries via email.

Teen Volunteers

Goals & Objectives Include:

  • To expose participants to a variety of career fields, including biology, and education.
  • To help support Moody Gardens mission statement: Moody Gardens is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation, and research.
  • To be an enriching program that will challenge participants mentally, physically, and socially, regardless of sex, color, or creed.
  • To provide an edu-taining environment for our visitors and guests.
  • To assist staff with various duties and responsibilities.
  • To help participants garner experience for future employment.
Teen Volunteer

How To Apply

Applicants must submit a completed Moody Gardens SAVY Volunteer application with at least two letters of recommendation from non-relatives and a copy of their most recent report card. Once the application is received in full, the applicant will be contacted to attend a required SAVY Open House and schedule a personal interview with Volunteer Services. Applications for the 2020 Summer Season will be due no later than March 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

2020 First Year SAVY Application
2020 Returning SAVY Application
2020 Lead SAVY Application

Contact savy2@moodygardens.org for more details.

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