zooscapting volunteers

Zooscaping Volunteers

Help our gardens thrive by volunteering alongside our horticulture team! 


  • Answering guest questions about directions, exhibits, attractions, and amenities
  • Assist with plant bed preparation
  • Planting bulbs, seeds, or other plants throughout the Zoo
  • Plant maintenance including weeding and watering
  • Assist with maintenance of our greenhouse


  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Completion of a volunteer application, orientation, and training
  • Completion of additional Horticulture training with our Buildings and Gardens team
  • Commitment to a biweekly or weekly schedule consisting of 4+ hour shifts
  • Approved through screening process, including a background check and interview
  • Ability to tolerate reasonable weather conditions
  • Ability to walk or self-transport throughout the Zoo
  • Can lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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