Due to Covid-19, we are not accepting any new applications for regularly scheduled volunteers at this time. Please check back soon.


Please submit the information below in an email to volunteers@marylandzoo.org and as soon as we are able to take on new volunteers again we will contact you with more information on current opportunities.

Please note no volunteer opportunity includes the care and husbandry of our animals and the Zoo does not offer court-ordered community service.

Send the following information to volunteers@marylandzoo.org

  • First & Last Name
  • Email
  • Are you 18 and over?
  • Position(s) you are interested in
  • How did you hear about us?
  • Skills you bring

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Taking care of the animals may seem like the only glamorous job, but volunteers can be superstars by doing all sorts of work around the zoo. Whether it’s keeping gardens beautiful, helping us stay ahead of the paperwork, or helping Zoo visitors navigate the campus, every volunteer contributes something vital to the organization. We take pride in the education and interpretation program, giving every guest the chance to ask questions and learn about animals and conservation. Please consider giving your time and talents in the way your Zoo needs help the most.

Available Positions


 

OktoBEARfest (Oct 23 & 24)

Check-in, beer pouring (21+), and more

Apply Now

 

 

 

Zoobooo! (Oct 29, 30 & 31)

Running games, giving out candy, and more

Apply Now



Questions? Please contact the Volunteer Office at volunteers@marylandzoo.org or call 443-552-5266.