John Ball Zoo


Thank you for your interest in helping at John Ball Zoo! Explore the different ways to make an impact with your time at John Ball Zoo.  

Volunteer Team Member 

Ready to be part of the Zoo team? Becoming a John Ball Zoo volunteer means that you or your group are making a commitment to the zoo and plan to volunteer multiple times in the same role. Volunteers support nearly every department with over 10,000 hours of service each year. There are a large variety of assignments available, and some great perks to being a John Ball Zoo Volunteer Team Member.  


Youth Volunteer Team

 Are you ready to make an impact? Join our Youth Volunteers as they help support saving wildlife and wild places! Youth volunteer program runs during the summer but opportunities extend through spring and fall. 



JBZoo Helpers

Zoo Goes BOO! Volunteer Registration Now Open! 

Do you need volunteer hours, and fast? Do you have a group looking to volunteer together? Are you looking to lend your specific skills to a zoo project? These opportunities are perfect for you to help the zoo with a large variety of tasks to choose from without a long commitment! Volunteer 

Zooster - Group Fundraising Opportunities 

Are you part of a booster group or a small non-profit group? Are you looking for a fun and unique way to raise funds? Join the John Ball Zoo Food & Beverage team and earn money for your booster group!  - Opportunities Closed for 2022


Learn more about our college level internship opportunities at the Zoo in a variety of fields!




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