Zoo Teens


Our Teen Volunteer program offers participants a unique opportunity to develop useful job/public speaking skills, increase their knowledge of animals and their habitats, and to expand their conservation awareness, in a collaborative and fun learning environment at the Zoo and beyond.

Zoo Teen Qualifications:

  • A genuine appreciation of the natural world.
  • People who want to educate and engage Zoo guests of all ages.
  • Volunteers who seek to learn more about animals and conservation while gaining valuable job skills through volunteer experience.
  • Successful Volunteers learn quickly, are approachable by guests and are comfortable initiating conversations.

Zoo Teen Duties:

  • Work with the Eco-Explorer Team at Utah’s Hogle Zoo.
  • Educate Zoo guests on a variety of animal, conservation and environmental issues.
  • Guide interactive stations that connect guests to conservation and motivate them to take action.
  • Work with the Eco-Explorers to produce and perform educational demonstrations for Zoo guests.
  • Provide superior service for all Zoo guests.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Zoo grounds.
  • Ensure that everyone is following safety protocols.
  • Interact with Zoo guests of all ages in a FUN and EDUCATIONAL setting.

The 2018 Zoo Teen application deadline has passed. Click here to fill out an application for the 2019 Zoo Teen Program. Applications are due by April 1st for the Summer Program.