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Volunteer at the Virginia Zoo

The Virginia Zoo wants YOU!

Volunteering at the Virginia Zoo is rewarding and fun! The next information session for adult volunteers (18+) will take place on August 19 at 5:30pm.

The first step in volunteering is to download the application, fill it out and submit it. The next training sessions will take place on August 23, September 6, September 20, and September 27, all from 9am-4pm. Applicants must attend all four training sessions in order to volunteer. To register, submit an application and you will be contacted for an interview.

Junior Docent Volunteer Program
For volunteers ages 13 to 17, the Junior Docent Volunteer Program offers opportunities to learn about animals and share your knowledge. This program is not currently accepting new applicants.

Group Volunteers
Do you have a corporate, civic, military, or other group that would like to volunteer at the Zoo? Please fill out and submit this application!

For more information about the volunteer program or to submit an application, please email the Education Department.

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