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.
Help needed for Boo! at the Zoo 2019!
YEAR ROUND VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES:
- 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
- Maintain an annual zoo pass
- Adults pay a $75 uniform and training fee. Youth pay a $100 fee
- Volunteer a minimum of 50 hours of service annually
- Attend a minimum of 4 informative meetings a year
Our next Adult Volunteer Workshops will be held in March, June and September 2020. Contact Jared Peer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Our next Youth Volunteer Workshop will be held on April 4th and 5th, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Youth Volunteer application packets are due no later than Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. There will be an interview scheduled following review of applications.