Education Volunteers

Find the Teacher in You

Would you enjoy sharing your passion for wildlife and inspiring others by helping them learn through unique hands-on experiences? Through our education volunteer program, you can help our guests connect with our animals and learn how to conserve them.

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Opportunities

Our Education volunteers will help our guests explore our new exhibit, Sanctuary Asia, by connecting them with biofacts and activity stations. These volunteers will also have an opportunity to be trained on additional interactive stations in other parts of the Zoo, including Oklahoma Trails and Apes & Cats.

Commitment

  • Complete orientation and training.
  • Commit to 60 hours of service with 3 special event shifts each year and attend quarterly continuing education sessions.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Pass a background check and drug screening.
  • Purchase a uniform shirt. The cost is $15 (short-sleeved) or $20 (long sleeved) each.
  • Ability to walk or self-transport to the appropriate station.
  • Ability to stand or sit for periods of time of up to 4 hours.
  • Hand dexterity and strength to handle objects up to 5lbs.
  • Ability to tolerate reasonable weather conditions.
  • Ability to independently understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good oral communication skills.

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