Please complete the fields below to the best of your ability. By completing this application, you are confirming that you meet the minimum qualifications for volunteering, and that you have reviewed the current positions available:

• Must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. Volunteers are required to complete an application, an in-person interview, and attend the volunteer orientation and training.

• Be a self-motivated team player who knows that animal care must occur no matter how hot or cold it is outside. Volunteers will be dealing with outdoor conditions on a daily basis.

• Be able to commit to one (2) hour shift per week for a minimum of 6 months if volunteering for our daily operations team (i.e. animal care).

• All volunteers must start with cleaning of animal enclosures, general grounds and must be able to squat, bend, twist, lift, and stand for up to 2 hours. Other duties will be introduced as the volunteer progresses. Must be willing to work and comfortable with a variety of species including large animals such as horses, cattle, pigs and camels.

• Must be willing to undergo a full background check.

• Must undergo training, provided by the staff, for each volunteer position desired. complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Zoology Foundation volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

* Must have an e-mail address for communication of shifts, volunteer information and questions.

Contact Information

Skills & Experience

Please detail for us the skills or experience you have working with animals (if applicable).


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Assignment Preference

The current volunteer position that is open is assisting in the daily duties of enclosure up-keep, hothouse gardening or special events / tour guide.

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify? Please give name and phone number.


Please list your current or most recent employer, if applicable.


We keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities strictly by email. E-mail is a requirement of volunteer position.

Volunteer Information Center

We provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center.

I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Zoology Foundation volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures as well as a background check before I may begin volunteering.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.