Zoo Aide- Horticulture


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


2600 Sunnyside AveSalt Lake City, UT 84108


Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s Volunteer Zoo Aide program is designed to give an individual the opportunity to learn about the animal world, its ecology and conservation, make new friends, develop new skills and contribute to the quality of life in our community. Our Zoo Aide Volunteer program offers opportunities to support husbandry activities in animal areas.

Horticulture Zoo Aides care for the habitat in our rainforest aviary which is home to tropical birds and many tortoises. Tasks include watering, fertilizing, caring for the soil, and much more. People who are detail oriented and who love gardening will enjoy this position! No prior plant experience is necessary, all training will be provided.

Please follow this link to fill out an application: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=2109285093

Applications for spring training are due April 1, 2018.

This is a one-year commitment of one four-hour shift a week on the same day.

Shifts are from 8 am until Noon

Zoo Aide Requirements:

Ability to closely follow instructions, physically capable of performing strenuous work. All zoo aide volunteer positions require an annual tuberculosis test.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Landscaping
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • One shift per week, from 8am-12pm on the same day.
  • Ability to closely follow instructions and work independently. Tuberculosis test required.

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