During 2016, we will continue to expand our volunteer program and would love for your involvement. Throughout the year, we offer many Smart FUN docent-guided guest engagement experiences at the Zoo. For example:
Hand-feed nectar to Australian Rainbow Lorikeets in our Lorikeet Landing.
Experience up close encounters with domestic animals in our Farm in the Zoo exhibit.
Come face to face with Red Kangaroos in our Kangaroo Walkabout.
Make a penguin identification bracelet and learn the benefits of sustainable seafood near our Jaindl Penguin Pavilion.
Learn about the milking process using a cow milking simulator near our Farm in the Zoo exhibit.
Groom and hand-feed goats at the Zoo’s Farm in the Zoo exhibit.
Experience the Zoo’s new RAD Center and learn about reptiles and amphibians and their habitats.
See and touch sculls, pelts, and feathers along our North American Trail.
- Public Speaking
- Problem Solving
- People Skills
- Environmental Education
- Animal Care / Handling
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
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