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.

Applications are due by April 1st for the Summer Program. Click here to fill out an application.