Summer Information Volunteers

Interact with, inspire, and educate Zoo visitors on afternoons and evenings at our outdoor interactive interpretive stations.

Requirements & Perks:
  • A Volunteer opportunity for individuals aged 19 years or older.
  • Commitment of 1 shift per week from May to August.
  • Training is provided.
  • Volunteers do not have any direct contact with the Zoo's plants or animals.
  • Zoo Volunteers receive free admission for themselves and a guest as well as free Zoomobile rides and a discount at the Zoo shop.
  • Successful applicants for this and all Zoo Volunteer opportunities are required to obtain a satisfactory Police Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector search at their own expense before carrying out any Volunteer duties.

Recruitment for the 2020 Summer Information Volunteer program is now closed. We will be recruiting for the 2021 program starting in February 2021. Our next recruitment will be for our Year-Round Volunteer Program, starting in the Fall of 2020.

Click here to learn more about the Year-Round Volunteer program.

Volunter working with kids at the Zoo Year-Round Volunteer Guides
Join our diverse team of dynamic and outgoing adults educating and inspiring visitors, taking the lead at special events, and promoting wildlife conservation.
Volunter working with kids at the Zoo Summer Information Volunteers
Inspire visitors' curiosity at seasonal interpretive stations throughout the Zoo, provide information to guests, and assist at special events.
Volunter working with kids at the Zoo Zoo Ambassador Student Volunteers
Secondary and post-secondary students are invited to enhance visitors' experiences at special events throughout the year and at our Zoo Kids camp during the summer months.
Student Volunteer Short-term Volunteer Opportunities
Fun and flexible Volunteer opportunities that allow you to use your people skills and get a taste of what volunteering at the Zoo is all about.