Zoo Ambassadors

We have a fun volunteer opportunity this spring, a program we call Zoo Ambassadors!

Zoo Ambassadors will help with the Zoo Quest game for one 4-hr shift per week from July 1- September 1, 2014. The Zoo Quest takes place outside various animal exhibits and highlight a variety of actions guests can take to create a better world for wildlife.

This opportunity:

  • can be a family volunteer experience
  • is short term, July - August
  • is one 4-hr shift per week
  • requires 6 hours of training in June
  • is a much-needed help for the zoo
  • provides a chance to make a difference
  • has an age minimum of 10 years old with parent, 15 years old without parent.

Attend an orientation session for more information.

You must sign up for and attend one of the following orientations:

  • Tuesday May 20, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday May 22, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday May 24, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

How to apply

Fill out the online application.
The application process for all Zoo Ambassadors 18 years and older requires the successful completion of a background check.

Please note: Zoo Ambassadors that are 10-14 years old must volunteer with an adult such as a parent, relative, or family friend. The adult must also complete a ZooAmbassador application and attend orientation, trainings and actively participate in the ZooAmbassador program alongside the youth.

Get involved and help the Oregon Zoo make a difference!