Every hand counts! Support our mission of saving the Arctic by Joining our team.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
IN OUR EXPEDITION
WE NEED YOUR HELP
The arctic is now facing a drastic degradation made by us and there is no one to help us except us. Now is the time to fight climate change and save the arctic.
Volunteer Crewmember Application Qualifications
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
• You must be a minimum of 18 years old to serve on World Arctic Fund vessels.
• You must know how to swim.
• You must comply with the World Arctic Fund “zero tolerance” drug policy and smoking rules.
• You are financially responsible for travel to and from the ship and all personal items.
• You may be required to get a multiple entry EU visa.
• You must agree to be filmed/photographed while on Expedition.
• No felony convictions in the past 10 years.
Crew Selection Process
Below is an outline on how we “crew-up” our vessels whenever we are preparing for a campaign or whenever a crewmember position opens up:
Time Available: We first look at the “Dates Available” area on all applications, as we are usually filling positions for a specific period of time. We would also consider anyone that has written “Open” or “Any time” in the Dates Available field.
3.) Engine Room
Previous experience working on board a ship is not required. First-time deckhands, engineers, quartermasters and galley workers are trained by veteran crewmembers.
For obvious reasons, we must first staff our ocean-going vessels with the most technically-skilled positions such as engineers, navigators, radio operators, and medics. This said, positions such as galley crew and deckhands are just as important to the running of the ship.
Desirable Crewmember Attributes: The most sought-after crewmember would have a positive attitude, a good strong work ethic, and be flexible to changes and new situations.
Get Involved: You can by starting to volunteer from wherever you are now!