Thank you for your interest in becoming a Zoo Support Volunteer at the Small Mammal Exhibit at the National Zoo.
Please fill this form out completely. If you wish to include a resume with your application, you can attach it to the application (PDF only, please!).
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. Selected applicants will be interviewed by keeper staff, and those that are provisionally accepted must be cleared by the Health Unit and must pass a Smithsonian background check which includes fingerprinting as a requirement for approval as a Zoo Support Volunteer prior to beginning to volunteer.
If you are a current or former volunteer please log in before filling out this form. Go to https://nationalzoo.vsyslive.com to sign in with your email address and password or for a link to reset your password.