Central Park Zoo Now Recruiting Docents!


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


830 Fifth AvenueNew York, NY 10021


Are you a "people person" who loves to enthusiastically interact with others on topics related to wildlife and conservation? Become a volunteer at one of the nation's greatest institutions! You'll have the opportunity to assist our Education Department in engaging in inquiry-based interactions and activities with zoo visitors, leading tours and participating in a variety of events and educational programs. Educational experience and a flare for the theatrical is a plus!

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  • Environmental Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekday: 150 hours/year Weekend: 95 hours/year
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