The Topeka Zoo volunteer program is fun and rewarding!
All Topeka Zoo volunteers will be required to complete a volunteer application and pass a TB test and background check.
Volunteer opportunities for ages 16 and over are available in the following departments:
Help out with programs, birthday parties, camps, tours, overnight sleepovers, and more! Learn about an animal use biofacts and live animals to present information to visitors!
Want to help out in concessions or helping to keep the grounds tidy and fixed up with maintenance work? This is the volunteer job for you!
Help zookeepers clean animal areas and make sure that animals get proper day to day care. (MUST BE 18)
Help Rick the plant guy mulch, plant, and water the gardens and foilage on grounds as well as keep up the brick sidewalks and other landscaping jobs.
Only have a few days a month to help out? This is the volunteer option for you! Help us set up tables, run games or other interactive activities, talk to visitors, give out information, run biofact stations, and more!
Friends of the Zoo
Help support the zoo by helping out in the Leopard Spot Gift Shop, assisting with membership sales, and assisting in marketing. Show people that membership is the best option for visiting the zoo and why it’s such a great place to be a part of and visit!
We are currently seeking qualified applicants for our Summer Education Internship positions. Please click here for more information.
Please call Rachel Kilian at 785.368.9137 for more information or to set up an interview