Volunteer - Your Actions Matter!
Volunteers are a vital part of what makes Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium an exciting and educational experience for guests. We offer volunteer opportunities in many areas of the Zoo and in both aquariums. If you have a passion for animals, conservation, and the environment, please check out the volunteering avenues below. See which one fits your interests!
Looking for a job shadow or career information? Check out our Career Discovery Programs and Career Day Information. Many of these opportunities may satisfy your school's job shadow or service requirements.
Adult volunteers assist with a variety of activities around the zoo from on-grounds education to greeting guests at the front entrance. Visit our volunteer openings to see what opportunities are available. To apply for a current opening, complete our online application.
Questions? Please contact the Volunteer Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (253) 404-3687.
Youth Volunteering provides students age 11-18 an opportunity to increase and share their knowledge of animals, conservation, and the environment while gaining valuable volunteer experience in a zoo or aquarium.