Wouldn’t you like to make a difference by preserving, restoring and educating our community about the historic past of the beloved vessels that call Seawolf Park home? There are so many ways to do it, all of them fun! Please submit a request for more information, and we'll help you get scheduled. Opportunities posted are only available after our staff has contacted you.
A docent conducts tours for five to twenty people around the USS Cavalla and USS Stewart in a 45 to 60 minute time period. The tour process consists of the basic greeting, giving an orientation/summary presentation, provide a safety briefing and a series of 2 minute listen-and-learn sessions at stations in USS Cavalla and around USS Stewart.
Wanna show off your trade skills? Coordinate with restoration and preservation efforts aboard both vessels. There are always projects going on and we would love your assistance if you have knowledge and experience.
More interested in educating others about the sacrifices of sailors and their families? Volunteer for our Speakers' Bureau; or participate in educational fairs, conventions and festivals, and love sharing our heritage with the community.
Love seeing little minds become inspired and seeing them grow and learn? Assist with our Sleepover Program or educational camps. Federal background checks are required for this position.
We also host on-site ceremonies and events. Safety, set-up, and concession support is always welcome and appreciated.
By filling this application out you consent to the following;
I hereby assume all risks of participating and/or volunteering in this event, including, by way of example, and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of persons being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by "Them", or because of their possible liability without fault. "Them" is identified as the following:
1. American Undersea Warfare Center / Galveston Naval Museum (including but not limited to the ex-USS Cavalla Submarine and ex-USS Stewart Destroyer Escort)
2. Cavalla Historical Foundation
3. City of Galveston
4. Galveston Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston
5. Seawolf Park
I certify that I am physically fit and have not been advised not to participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in this event or activity. I release and forever discharge "Them" and their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates, representatives, of and
from all liability, claims, demands, and damages, costs, expenses, actions, and causes of action in respect to death, injury, loss or damage arising from participation of this events.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, injury, or illness during this activity.
The accident waiver and release of liability shall be construed broadly to provide release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable Texas Law.
I certify that I have read this document and I fully understand its content. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract and I sign it of my own free will.