Volunteer at the EcoTarium! We simply could not offer the programs and special events that make the EcoTarium a unique resource to our community without our diverse and dedicated corps of volunteers.
To be considered for a general volunteer position, please submit an application using the link below. To be considered for a more specific position, browse the volunteer listings below and follow their application instructions.
- Educate guests on the EcoTarium's resident animals, their ecosystems, and animal conservation efforts
- Complete behavioral studies on many of the EcoTarium’s resident animals
- Volunteers must be 16+
- Volunteers must complete at least one two-hour shift per week
- Volunteers needed from May – September
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We are not accepting applications for zoo volunteers at this time. Please check back next year. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Education Program Volunteer
Through conversations and hands-on activities, program volunteers help visitors make meaningful connections to our exhibits, encourage curiosity and scientific inquiry, and challenge visitors to dive deeper into the concepts explored at our museum.
- Public Program Day Volunteer
Interested in volunteering with us but not able to commit to a longer-term position? Join us for one-time events or public school vacation weeks, and engage visitors in hands-on science activities.
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- Inventory historic natural history collection
- Photograph, measure and take notes on birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers
- Make rare specimens available online
- Enter data to publish photographs of birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers
We are not accepting applications for collections at this time, please check back in October 2023.
- Help maintain gardens
- Adopt a Trail and help maintain our walking trains free of trash and debris (Seasonal, all 16 years+)
Volunteer at one of our events and unleash your inner artist while making a positive impact on the environment! Our event volunteers have a unique opportunity to showcase their creativity by helping decorate, craft, and work with kids. Join us today and help inspire the next generation of environmental advocates!
- Circulate amongst exhibits and interact with visitors to answer questions and provide assistance as needed
- During regular rounds, maintain and clean exhibit spaces as needed with support from our facilities and exhibits teams