Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at Zoo Atlanta is a great way to expand your knowledge of endangered species, give back to your community, meet new people, and inspire others to help safeguard existing species through conservation.  Zoo Atlanta’s Volunteers are dedicated individuals who have an immense appreciation and passion for the natural world and the desire to make a difference.

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We invite you to take a walk on the WILD side and join our incredible Volunteer team!

Volunteer opportunities include:

Interested? Fill out this application form to start the process. 

Current Zoo Volunteers

Active Zoo Atlanta Volunteers sign up for volunteer opportunities in advance by clicking on the Volgistics Volunteer Login button below.

Internships and Externships

Zoo Atlanta is currently accepting individuals for internships. Internships at Zoo Atlanta are designed to provide training and professional work experience that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Intern positions are unpaid and open to applicants who are enrolled in a degree-seeking program or who have recently graduated within two years from a college program in a relevant field.

Keeper Stories – Thursday, February 23

We in the Herpetology Department have a fun story to share with all of our Zoo Atlanta guests. On February...

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Sun Bear Tongues and Frog Tongues

The animals at Zoo Atlanta represent so many opportunities for biologists around the world to learn basic information about, well,...

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Conservation – Friday, February 17

How can making sustainable seafood choices save animals? Unsustainable fishing practices are negatively affecting marine habitat and species, such as...

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Meet Mijadala

Proceeds raised from her naming will benefit field conservation programs for wild gorillas The infant born to western lowland gorilla...

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Panda Updates – Monday, February 27

As Lun Lun and the cubs get more comfortable in the tepee dayroom, you will notice that they will be...

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