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Volunteering at the Zoo

Throughout the year, ZooAmerica relies on volunteers for a variety services. Our guests and animals are our number one priority! We strive to creative a positive and memorable experience for our guests.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Animal exhibit interpretation
  • Hands-on learning tables
  • Animal Encounters
  • Assisting with special events (Creatures of the Night, Scout Days)

Requirements for volunteering are as follows:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Represent a non-profit organization
  • Reside in PA
  • Complete 25 hours of service annually

The Application Process

All volunteers fall under the Hershey Entertainment Complex Volunteer Program and must begin the application process by visiting our company’s volunteer program page. Once there, scroll down to the section labeled “My organization would like to volunteer. What forms must be completed?”


Once the required paperwork is received, you will receive an email containing ZooAmerica’s Volunteer Application.


Once approved, and if volunteer opportunities exist, you will be contacted to complete a volunteer orientation. Orientations occur twice a year, and dates are available upon request.


Please contact us with questions regarding our volunteer program.




Calendar of Events

Creatures of the Night

October 24 - October 26, 2014

Creatures of the Night

October 31 - November 2, 2014

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