Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Lincoln Park Zoo!
We are currently only seeking ZooMonitor volunteers with weekday availability. Potential ZooMonitors must be able to attend 6 weeks of training on MONDAYS beginning mid-October. Volunteers must complete 200 hours of volunteer service within the year.
We will be accepting new volunteers in spring 2017.
If you are interested in helping with our ZooLights event and are at least 14 years old, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please click on the individual options listed below to learn more about our volunteer opportunities. If you find one or more of interest, please fill out our online volunteer application. A member of the Volunteer Services Department will contact you to arrange an interview.
Questions? Please email email@example.com.
Help the Zoo Online
We are happy to offer another way to help the zoo. Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute is seeking volunteers to help identify wildlife in their camera trap photos. You can help by going to www.chicagowildlifewatch.org and following the instructions on the website!
We are always accepting volunteers for our ongoing special events. If you’re interested in being added to our special events list, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information!
Education Volunteer Positions
Guest Engagement Ambassador: Main Zoo or Farm-in-the-Zoo
Camp Teen Volunteer
Guest Experience Volunteer Positions
Guest Relations Volunteer
Horticulture Volunteer Positions
Main Zoo Gardening
Nature Boardwalk Gardening
Special Event Volunteer Positions
Run for the Zoo
Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
Event Volunteer Opportunities
Animal Behavior Monitoring Volunteer Positions
For More Information
Volunteering at Lincoln Park Zoo sounds wild! Please send me more information on how I can make a real difference as a zoo volunteer. You also may call the zoo’s Volunteer Services Department at 312-742-2124.