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Group Volunteer Request

Group volunteers are typically scheduled for projects/shifts lasting up to four hours. Most Zoo projects can accommodate a group size of 25 or fewer. Please note that project availability is limited and requests must be received at least 30 days in advance. The exact project will vary due to the time of year and needs of the Zoo.

  • Additional Contact Information

    All STUDENT organizations must have faculty member(s) listed as a contact as well. High school student organizations must have a faculty member present during the day of commitment.
  • Terms and Conditions

    -We agree to fully commit to the shift(s) stated above and will notify the Houston Zoo Volunteer Department at least 72 hours prior to our shift if we need to cancel or adjust our numbers.

    -We agree to submit both a photographic release and liability release form per volunteer.

    -We agree to provide only volunteers who are 13 years or older and one adult chaperone for every 10 volunteers under the age of 18.

    -If 18 or older, we agree to present a government issued ID (driver’s license or other) for scanning across sex offender databases (utilizing the Raptor Visitor Management System) and understand the Houston Zoo reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual or group. We agree to inform our volunteers of this policy in advance.

    -We agree to uphold all rules and regulations including but not limited to: not eating at stations, not using electronic devises in public viewing areas, not leaving our stations unattended without proper relief, and all other regulations noted by Houston Zoo staff.

    -We agree to wear our organization shirts or matching solid color shirts (if possible) and appropriate length shorts (4 inches above knee) or pants and closed toe shoes.

    -We understand that we are not only representing our organization but also the Houston Zoo and will act in a professional manner.

    -We understand our group performance will be taken into consideration for future volunteer projects.

The Houston Zoo

Street Address:
6200 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030

Mailing Address:
1513 Cambridge
Houston, TX 77030




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