Zoo Ambassador Student Volunteers

Interact with Zoo guests and develop your communication skills at interpretive stations like Nature Play and Pollination Station, and special events like Salamander Saturday and Boo at the Zoo. In the summer, have fun working with children at Zoo Camp.

Requirements & Perks:
  • Commitment of at least 20 hours per year.
  • 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 two guests, as well as free Zoomobile rides and a discount at the Zoo shop.
  • Zoo Ambassadors are required to obtain a satisfactory Police Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector search at their own expense upon turning 18.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering as a Zoo Ambassador Student Volunteer. Recruitment is currently closed and will re-open in late-November 2024. Please continue to check this page for updates. We look forward to receiving your application when recruitment opens.

Student Ambassador

Volunter working with kids at the Zoo Year-Round Volunteers
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
High school students in Grades 9-12 are invited to enhance our guests’ experiences at special events throughout the year and at Zoo 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.