Zoo Knoxville has volunteer opportunities for adults and youth ages 13–17. Our volunteers support the zoo’s mission and serve as zoo ambassadors in a variety of roles.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:
- Sharing information about the zoo’s animals, habitats and conservation programs with zoo guests
- Assisting zoo staff with educational programs both on and off zoo grounds
- Helping zoo staff with special events like BOO! at the zoo and Zoo Camp
- Working behind-the-scenes to help with the zoo’s day-to-day operations
- Zoo volunteer must be a zoo member
- Due to the intensive training required for our volunteers, there is a one-time training and uniform fee of $75 for adult volunteers and $100 for youth volunteers
- Volunteers must be prepared to commit at least one-year of service
- At least 50 hours of volunteering must be completed in a calendar year
- To keep volunteers updated and current on all information, volunteers must attend monthly meetings
Please Note: We are no longer accepting youth volunteer applications for 2018. To apply or get more information for 2019, please contact Autumn Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact email@example.com today for more information or to apply to become a Zoo Knoxville volunteer!