Please complete this application form if you are interested in joining our Conservation Teen Scientist Program. All selected applicants must be available for a phone interview on May 9th or 10th, parent/student orientation on May 30th, and training the 5 day training period from June 15-19 or June 22-26. Once you complete the form, please click the submit button at the bottom.


Once you submit the application please collect 2 reference referals using the reference document on our website (https://www.zoomiami.org/volunteer) under Conservation Teen Scientist. For your application to be complete we must have two references on file.


General Information


Demographic Information

Only your birth date and age are required in this section to verify you are 14-18 years of age to join this program. 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.



Parent/Guardian

Please enter the information for your parent/guardian.



Emergency Contact


Why do you want to volunteer with us?


What do you hope to learn or achieve?


Explain any previous volunteer experience.


What qualities are important as a volunteer?


How did you hear about the program?


Did a current CTS volunteer refer you? If so who?


Training Week Availability

If accepted you must attend a 5 day training. Enter one of the following options in the box below indicating your availability. You cannot mix and match the days across weeks for training and make-up dates will not be arranged.


Week 1 (June 15-19)

Week 2 (June 22-26)

Week 1 (June 15-19) or Week 2 (June 22-26)



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.