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.
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 workshop will be June 6th and 7th (both dates mandatory). Another training will take place September 13th and 14th, as well as a fourth-quarter training in November and December. Contact Jared Peer at email@example.com for more information.
The 2020 Youth Volunteer season is underway and no longer accepting applicants. If interested in applying for the 2021 youth program, email firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest.
Existing volunteer? Login to Volgistics here.