Discovery Guide Teen Volunteer Program

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Who can become a Discovery Guide?

Discovery Guide volunteer positions are open to teens 14 and older.

What are the responsibilities of a Discovery Guide Volunteer?

As a Queens Zoo Discovery Guide, You will help inspire zoo visitors by teaching them about our amazing animal collection and running interpretive stations around the zoo.

Why volunteer?

  • Make a difference
  • Meet like-minded volunteers and make new friends
  • Earn school community service hours (check with school first)
  • Increase animal knowledge
  • Gain work experience and build your college resume

We are now accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Discovery Guide Program. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on April 30.

Apply Here

If you have any questions please email

Thank you for your interest!

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