Please complete this application form if you are an adult aged 18 or older and interested in becoming a Zoo Miami Foundation volunteer!

We ask that, if accepted to the program, our volunteers commit to 70 hours a year of service, pass a national background check, and pay a $50 program fee to cover the cost of the background check and uniform. 

Please note that you must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to volunteer with us.

Only fields with an asterisk next to them are required (*)

Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Contact Information


In this section, only your birth date is required. You may optionally provide the remaining information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Skills & Experience

Please speak to any relevant skills you may have including past volunteer experience, this will help us understand and get to know you!

Emergency Contact

Why do you want to volunteer with us?

Did someone refer you? If so, who?


Please indicate the general days and times you intend to volunteer or are available. Please note, you don't need to commit to a rigid schedule to volunteer with us! We just use this to get an idea of your availability.

Are you able to attend the following at Zoo Miami:

Informational Session: September 17th, 2022

Orientation 1: October 8th, 2022

Orientation 2: October 15th, 2022

I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Zoo Miami Foundation volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.