Lehigh Valley Zoo Volunteer/Docent


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


P.O. Box 5195150 Game Preserve RoadSchnecksville, PA 18078


The Lehigh Valley Zoo urgently needs volunteers! We offer many Smart FUN docent-guided guest engagement experiences at the Zoo and a fantastic volunteer benefit program. For example:

  1. You earn 1 free pass for every day you volunteer for you, your friends or your family!

  2. Hand-feed nectar to Australian Rainbow Lorikeets in our Lorikeet Landing.

  3. Experience up close encounters with domestic animals in our Farm in the Zoo exhibit.

  4. Come face to face with Red Kangaroos in our Kangaroo Walkabout.

  5. Make a penguin identification bracelet and learn the benefits of sustainable seafood near our Jaindl Penguin Pavilion.

  6. Learn about the milking process using a cow milking simulator near our Farm in the Zoo exhibit.

  7. Groom and hand-feed goats at the Zoo’s Farm in the Zoo exhibit.

  8. Experience the Zoo’s new RAD Center and learn about reptiles and amphibians and their habitats.

  9. See and touch sculls, pelts, and feathers along our North American Trail.

Please reach out to us immediately so we can get you started!

Thank you!!


  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 hours per month
  • A fee of $21 to help cover the cost of a background check and tshirt. Ages 18 & up

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