Discovery Guide volunteer positions are open to teens between the ages of 14-19
What are the responsibilities of a Discovery Guide Volunteer?
As a Queens Zoo Discovery Guide, You will help maintain a friendly atmosphere for zoo visitors by interpreting animal exhibit areas, assisting with birthday parties and special events, and facilitating crafts and games around the zoo.
Make a difference
Meet like-minded volunteers and make new friends
Earn school community service hours
Increase animal knowledge
Gain work experience and build your college resume
We are currently accepting applications for our Summer 2017 Discovery Guide program!
Spring Volunteer Application Deadline-May 1, 2017
Spring 2017 Discovery Guide Requirements:
Training sessions for summer Discovery Guides will take place at the Queens Zoo on June 17, 2017, June 24, 2017, June 25, 2017, June 29, 2017, and June 30, 2017 from 11 am-4pm.
Volunteers must commit to serving 2 full days per week (Wednesday-Sunday) from July 1, 2017 through September 4, 2017.
All applicants must be at least fourteen (14) years of age and have graduated from middle school by July 1, 2017. In addition to the application, ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A TEACHER SUBMIT A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.