Please complete this application form if your group is interested in volunteer at the Utica Zoo. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Please note that filling out this form does not guarantee that you will be able to volunteer at the Utica Zoo. All applications will be kept on file for one year.

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability.

Company/Group Name and address

Please input the group leaders first and last name, and contact information but utilize the company/groups address.


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

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.


Summarize any specific skills and qualifications your group may have.


I have read and understand the policies, procedures, and rules of conduct for the Utica Zoo Volunteer Program and I agree to inform my group of the rules and that all will abide by them. I further attest that we are participating in this program of our own volition. I understand that this document does not constitute a contract of employment, and agree that either party may terminate involvement with the Volunteer Program at any time.
We freely agree and without undue influence from the Utica Zoological Society to forever release and remise the Utica Zoological Society's employees and volunteers from any and all actions, causes for actions, suits, claims, damages, or other controversies pertaining to my participation as a volunteer with the Utica Zoo.