Join & Support

Volunteers



Get Involved and Become a shipmate!

GulfQuest will be staffed with hundreds of volunteers, six days a week. From greeting visitors, to assisting educators with school groups, to helping visitors navigate the exhibit galleries, volunteers will play an important role. We hope you will join our team!

Please complete the Online Volunteer Application. A representative of GulfQuest will be in touch soon. Thank you!

SLUSH FUND

It was once customary for the mate to profit from selling the "slush" - fat or grease obtained from boiling salted meat for meals. Sometimes sailors shared these profits, which were placed in a "slush fund" to buy a few luxuries.