Thank you for your interest in joining the Smithsonian's National Zoo's Summer Teen Volunteer program.
Summer Safari Teen Volunteers
As a volunteer, your role will be to assist teachers with day camp activities. This is a summer-long volunteer opportunity. Only weekday volunteers are being recruited. Junior Class Aides are asked to work at least two full weeks, and Senior Class Aides will work at least three weeks. To be eligible, volunteers must be at least 13 years old by June 25th, and may not turn 18 before August 16th, 2018. Class Aides should be comfortable spending time on their feet for the shifts. The application deadline is February 16th for returning volunteers and February 23rd for new Class Aides.
Kids' Farm Teen Volunteers
As a volunteer, your role will be to assist Zookeepers as they care for the farm animals and interact with visitors sharing conservation stories. This is a summer-long volunteer opportunity. Weekday and weekend volunteers are being recruited. To be eligible, volunteers must be at least 14 years old by June 25th, and may not turn 18 before August 16th, 2018. Kids' Farm volunteers should be comfortable spending time outside on their feet for the shifts. The application deadline is February 23rd for Kids' Farm volunteers.
If you've never volunteered before, please create an ID and password in the fields below. We recommend you use your email address as your ID, but create a unique new password for this site. If you have previously volunteered but have forgotten your ID and password, contact Suzanne Hough at email@example.com to reset your password.