Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Oklahoma City Zoo volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Personal Information

Availability & Preferences

Please tell us about your availability and your activity preferences.

OKC Zoo Experience

Have you ever been employed by or volunteered with the OKC Zoo? If so, when and what was your position?

Other Zoo/Aquarium/Garden Experience

Have you ever been employed by or volunteered with any other zoo, aquarium, or garden? If so, when, where, and what was your position?

Other Volunteer Experience or Special Skills

Do you have any other volunteer experience or special skills?

Short Answer Question 1

Why would you like to volunteer at the OKC Zoo?

Short Answer Question 2

What are your feelings about animals in human care?

Short Answer Question 3

What do you hope to gain from the experience of volunteering with the OKC Zoo?

Emergency Contact Info

Please provide us with two emergency contacts. Optional: In the box below, you may list any information you would want us to know in case of an emergency, such as an allergy.


The following questions are voluntary. They help us have a better understanding of our volunteer demographics and are used for reports to the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.

Felony Conviction

Agreement Statements

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to the following:

I understand this application does not guarantee me a position as a volunteer with the OKC Zoo.

I understand I will be subject to a background check and drug screening.

I understand I will need to purchase a uniform shirt. The cost is $15 (short-sleeved) or $20 (long-sleeved) each.

I understand I will be required to sign a liability waiver, provide emergency contact information, and complete training necessary for each volunteer opportunity.

I agree to uphold all Zoo safety regulations, conduct policies, and confidentiality policies.

I understand that the OKC Zoo reserves the right to terminate my volunteer status at its discretion.