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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens Adult Volunteering

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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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We are always accepting applications for new Adult Volunteers at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Submit one of our online applications at https://www.jacksonvillezoo.org/volunteer-adult

Here at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens we have volunteer opportunities in almost anything that you can think of including Animal Care and Support and Education and Operational Support. Visit our website to explore all of our opportunities and programs!

We on-board new volunteers four times a year. Please check our website for the next Info Session date.

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About Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens


370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218, US

Mission Statement

Mission Statement:
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens fosters understanding of the interaction of people, wildlife, and their environment by:

  • Creating experiences that engage our guests.
  • Providing innovative educational opportunities.
  • Funding operations, expansion and programs through an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Instilling passion in the next generation as responsible stewards of the future.

Inspiring discovery of the earth's wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment.


Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the only walking safari in Northeast Florida. Discover the earth's wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to the consistently improving. Beginning in 2004 with Range of the Jaguar and continuing with Giraffe Overlook and Savanna Blooms garden, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is quickly becoming a world-class establishment. The Zoo has something for everyone with over 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,500 varieties of plants. Whether you are a visitor to Florida's First Coast or a lifetime resident, we invite you to experience the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens through interactions with people, wildlife and the environment.



We'll work with your schedule.


370 Zoo PkwyJacksonville, FL 32218



  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Horticulture
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hrs per month for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Must pass and Level 1 Background Check. Animal Care areas require a negative TB test. Volunteer fees may apply.

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