The Texas Zoo
The Texas Zoo


volunteers There are many volunteer opportunities at the zoo. However, interested persons must be 18+ or older to volunteer on a regular basis outside of a      special event or our junior volunteer program. Volunteers
  • Docent: Adult volunteers who improve guests' experience at the Zoo by providing additional information to guests about the animals and assisting with educational programs.
  • Teaching
  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Welding
  • Gardening
  • Writing Newsletters and Articles 
  • Animal Care

   Download a copy of the Volunteer Application



**Please submit the volunteer application to or bring it by the gift shop if you would like to attend a volunteer training. Please check back for upcoming training dates.**

Summer Junior Volunteer Program

Junior Volunteer Application Deadline: May 5th

Begins 6/9/14 - Ends 8/8/14

We are seeking 5-10 enthusiastic and responsible young adults (15-17 years old) to take part in our Summer Junior Volunteer program. Accepted participants have the opportunity to work closely with our team of animal keepers and educators to make the world a better place! Applications are available in the gift shop and our website under the volunteer tab.

Applicants must be at least 15 years old by 6/1/14 to apply. The application deadline is May 5th at 5pm.

Individuals accepted into the program must attend the mandatory orientation, at the Zoo, on May 22 at 6pm. Apply today!

JV Application 2014

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