Support the Zoo

Want to help, but not ready for a regular commitment? You can make a meaningful contribution by giving a few hours at a special event. Meet great people with similar interests, enjoy a fabulous work environment, and support the Zoo!


Currently, volunteers are needed to help for:

OktoBEARfest

Saturday, October 19, 2019

We need help with check-in, beer pouring & more!

Volunteer Application

 

ZooBOOO!

Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27, 2019

We need help with games, handing out candy & more!

Volunteer Application

 

Zoo Zoom: Expedition 8K

Sunday, November 17, 2019

We need course marshalls, help with water stops & more!

Volunteer Application

 

  • Special Events – Join us for special events like Bunny BonanZOO, ZooBOOO! or Brew at the Zoo. Volunteers make the events special by playing games and making crafts with our guests, providing directions and information, wearing our mascot costumes, and much more.
  • Mascots – We always need volunteers to be our Zoo mascots, Sphen the penguin and Rita the giraffe! Sign up below to be contacted when mascot volunteers are needed for events and special Zoo days.

Mascot Application

Check back here for opportunities as they become available.



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