Be a part of the Zoo crew! Apply online or visit the zoo and request a volunteer form.

We are always looking for more volunteers to help out at Spring River Zoo, and across the city. Volunteers help make the oo a better place for guests and animals.

There are many different areas within the zoo that you can help with depending on your availability. Opportunities include:
  • Event set up/tear down
  • General help during events
  • Picking up trash on weekends/Mondays
  • Making enrichment items for the animals
  • Assisting with education programs (usually Monday-Friday)
  • Zoo Camps (Spring break camps in March, summer camps in June and July)
  • Special projects
To be a volunteer at the zoo:
  • Friends of Spring River Zoo membership not required
  • Volunteers under the age of 18 need a parent or guardian signature
  • Anyone 18 years old and older is required to have a background check
  • Volunteers must provide proof of insurance
  • Volunteers must sign a waiver
For more information, please contact Zoo Curator Andi Cole at 575-624-6941.