John Ball Zoo

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is suspended until further notice. 

In preparation for when we do start back up please take a look at our opportunities and apply to the one that interests you. When we are able to accept volunteers again we will reach out to you with next steps. 

Be part of our team as a volunteer to help inspire our guests and community to join us the conservation of wildlife and our environment! Whether you love being around the animals, enjoying making something clean, love talking and engaging the public, or just like to have fun we have opportunities for you! 

Want to know more?

Explore the different opportunities listed below. Each department and position has different requirements, commitment expectations, and availability. 

Adult Volunteer Opportunities 

For those 18+

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

For those entering 9th-12th grade in fall

Group Volunteer Opportunities

One time volunteering for corporate or college groups


For those in College



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