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Youth Volunteer

Make a difference

Youth Volunteers at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium share their knowledge and passion for conservation with Zoo visitors of all ages.

Check out our requirements and explore opportunities below.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Between 14 and 18 years of age/entering grades 9 through 12 in the fall following the summer season
  • Excited to speak with zoo visitors and summer campers about conservation, nature, and our animals.

Please note: youth volunteers DO NOT assist with animal care.

Questions? Contact or 253-404-3687.

Volunteer Opportunities

Camp Assistant
Zoo Guide
Community Science