Thank you for your interest in becoming a Zoo Support Volunteer at the National Zoo. Please fill this form out completely. If you wish to include a resume with your application, you can attach a PDF in the application.
Please Note: These positions are highly competitive and there are limited spaces available. Submission of an application is not a guarantee of placement. The Smithsonian Institution and FONZ are committed to providing the safest environment for our staff and volunteers, as well as for our guests. Select applicants will be interviewed by keeper staff, and those that are provisionally accepted will be fingerprinted and must pass a Smithsonian background check for any convictions directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this volunteer position. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify candidates. Prior to beginning to volunteer, candidates must also complete a health screening and online training.
If you are a current or former volunteer , please log in before filling out this form. Go to https://nationalzoo.vsyslive.com and sign in with your email address and password. If you don't remember your password you can use the reset link or you can contact Suzanne at firstname.lastname@example.org to reset it.