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Volunteer Application

  • (Please indicate if you can speak, read or write and the fluency level)
  • Experience

  • Skills

    There are a number of ways to get involved as a Houston Zoo volunteer. To learn more about you and talents you may have, please respond to each of the following:
  • Scheduling

    There are many types of volunteer opportunities available at the Houston Zoo. Jobs are available to meet a variety of schedules, but some positions require regular scheduling and are only available at certain times.
  • Personal References

    Applicants who are selected for an interview will need to bring 3 letters of reference with them to their interview. Letters of reference may be of a personal or professional nature, but must not be written by family members or other relatives. In addition to these letters of reference, please list 3 personal or business references whom we may contact in the spaces provided below. (These may be the same reference sources as your letters.)
  • Waiver

    The Houston Zoo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Houston Zoo, Inc. not to discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, age, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran or any other protected trait.

    By typing my name in the box below, I agree I am applying for a volunteer position at the Houston Zoo. I understand I must be invited to interview, provide 3 letters of reference, and then if invited to volunteer pay a $55 processing fee, pass a criminal background check, attend a 4 hour volunteer orientation, and sign a release of liability. I also understand that in order to volunteer at the Houston Zoo, I cannot have tattoos on my face, neck, or hands, and my hair must be of a natural color. If selected to volunteer, I agree to volunteer at least 60 hours per year in accordance with Houston Zoo guidelines.

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