From the Amarillo Zoo:
Looking to make a difference? Want to share your passion for wildlife and conservation?
Do you want to inspire others? The zoo may be the place for YOU! We are looking for dedicated, knowledgeable, outgoing, and inspiring individuals to spread the Amarillo Zoo's mission about wildlife conservation through our education and interpretive programs and events. You will be able to gather information and ask questions. Complete the necessary application, background check, and interview for a position if you choose!
Opportunities for Volunteers include assisting with:
- Education programs and activities
· Summer camps
· Special events
· Assisting keepers
A $25 registration fee will be required if you are selected to attend our next volunteer training class on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Applications must be received by September 6, 2014.
Applications available on the Zoo's website and at the admissions booth.
Training classes will cover basic teaching methods, animal information, proper animal handling of our educational animals, safety policies, interpretation techniques and more!
Hummingbird and Pollinators Event
Saturday, September 6th
- 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Free with General Admission
Black-chinned Hummingbirds will be preparing for fall migration and the Zoo will be offering workshops, exhibits and presentations for folks to learn more about these fascinating little birds. Fall perennials will be on sale from Canyons Edge Nursery and presentation and exhibits will focus on hummingbirds, purple martins, blue birds, bees and other native backyard wildlife.
Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park NE 24th & Dumas Highway