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Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Be a part of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife and Wild Places when you join the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) volunteer team. The DZS is a renowned leader in wildlife conservation, animal welfare, environmental sustainability and humane education. With the variety of opportunities listed below, we are sure you will find your place at the Detroit Zoo.

 

Please note: all adult volunteers are required to complete and pass a criminal background check and will need to provide the date of their Covid-19 vaccination.
The Detroit Zoological Society does not participate in court-ordered community service.

 

 

 

  • How Does it work – Volunteer Opportunities

    Steps to become a volunteer:

    1.   Complete an on-line application
    2.   Receive and return a background check form
      please note: all adult volunteers are required to complete and pass a criminal background check
    3.   Receive an invitation to attend an on-line new volunteer orientation
    4.   Sign up and attend on-line orientation
    5.   Purchase required uniform t-shirt ($10.00)
    6.   Start volunteering!