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Stone Zoo Ambassador

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ORGANIZATION: Zoo New England - Stone Zoo

  • 52 people are interested

Zoo Ambassadors educate visitors at the Zoo and inspire them to help animals and the environment.

Please see our website for more details and to apply:

This volunteer opportunity is for friendly, out-going individuals that enjoy meeting new people, talking to families and children, and have an interest in animals, conservation, or education. This is a great role for people who like to be outside, want to learn about animals, and like talking to people!

Zoo Ambassadors are trained by Zoo staff and other volunteers in zoo and animal information, so all you need to have already is a willingness to learn.

- Zoo Ambassadors must be 16+.
- Available all year round!
- Zoo Ambassadors must complete at least one, three-hour shift per week between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

What is the process for becoming a Zoo Volunteer?
Step 1: Fill out an application at
Step 2: Complete an interview with a Stone Zoo staff member
Step 3: Come to a 4 hour orientation at the Zoo
Step 4: Further training depending on your role
Step 5: Your first shift as a Zoo New England volunteer!

When the Zoo Ambassador completes 60 hours of volunteering he/she is eligible to apply to be a Zookeeper Aide or Education volunteer and work more closely with the animals at the Zoo.

Please see our website for more details and to apply.

More opportunities with Zoo New England - Stone Zoo

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Zoo New England - Stone Zoo


149 Pond Street, Stoneham, MA 02180, US

Mission Statement

Zoo New England manages Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and Stone Zoo in Stoneham. Both zoos are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.


Zoo New England's core activities are its naturalistic exhibits, educational programs and conservation efforts. ZNE recreates habitats from around the world which house a diverse animal collection of local and global significance. These exciting and naturalistic settings furnish educational opportunities for visitors to understand the complex relationships of biological communities and the need for healthy wildlife habitats. By engaging guests in the lives and habitats of different creatures, we promote ecological literacy by creating diverse learning expereiences. Volunteers, fulfilling many different roles throughout the organization, are important and valued members of the Zoo New England team.


Education & Literacy
Animals, Education & Literacy, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


149 Pond StreetStoneham, MA 02180



  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Adult Education
  • STEM


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One, three-hour shift per week

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