Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Zoo Crew youth volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. This program is for High School students in grades 9-12. The Zoo Crew program will begin January 2023.

Name and address

Please complete all of the fields.

Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our youth volunteers.

Communication Preferences

Please indicate how you would like us to stay in touch with you. Would you prefer us to contact you via email, text, phone, or other?


If accepted, how will you travel to and from the Zoo? Please specify if you will be walking, driving yourself, using public transportation, relying on ride share service or carpooling, or are unsure how you will get to the Zoo. 

Drivers License

Do you have a valid drivers License?

Volunteering Experience

Have you volunteered with other organizations? If yes, please list where, how long, and brief description of duties.

Parent /Guardian Information

Please complete all fields

Essay Question 1

Why do you want to volunteer at the Zoo?

Essay Question 2

What is a conservation effort you are passionate about? Why are you passionate about it and how do you help support this effort?

Essay Question 3

Have you had a time when you had to correct someone's inappropriate behavior? How did you handle the situation?

Medical Information

Please indicate any medical information we should know about.

What is your t-shirt size?

Please let us know your t-shirt size in adult, unisex sizing.