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Adult Volunteer Program

For individuals ages 18 years and older

Volunteers are an essential part of the Woodland Park Zoo community. Over 550 individuals with a passion for animals and conservation come together through the adult volunteer program to support the zoo in a variety of ways, helping us to achieve our mission. Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please click below to learn how to get involved. 

We have filled all of our volunteer recruitment needs for 2017. Please check back on December 1, 2017 for 2018 Orientation dates.



ZooCorps Teen Volunteer Program

For students in grades 9 and 10

If you are interested in working with other teens, learning about animals and helping people learn more about animals, then ZooCorps is for you! ZooCorps teens teach the zoo's visitors about animals, their habitats and zoo conservation programs at various locations throughout the zoo.



Service Projects

Woodland Park Zoo is currently not accepting new service groups.


Other Opportunities

Short-term volunteer opportunities

Jungle Party
Internships and Job Shadowing
Zoo Careers


Adult Volunteers

If you cannot find the answers to your questions about volunteering or need additional help please contact program staff at 206.548.2450


Teen Volunteers

ZooCorps Teen Program staff at 206.548.2699 or