Micke Grove Zoo

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Volunteer at Micke Grove Zoo!

Would you like to become part of the Zoo family? Perhaps you have always wanted to help provide the care for exotic animals, get involved in special events or act as an ambassador for a great organization. Now you can!

We invite you to take the time to learn about our different volunteer programs to discover the ones that meet your interests and schedule.

Please note that volunteering at Micke Grove Zoo does not guarantee direct contact with any animals in the zoo collection.


Volunteers in the Education Department provide a tremendous service for Micke Grove Zoo. From helping out at special events to teaching visitors about wildlife and wildlife conservation, our Wild Guides, Zoo Crew members, Camp Counselors, and Special Event volunteers make the visitor experience memorable and meaningful.

Click here to learn more about volunteering in the education department!


From preparing diets and cleaning exhibits to researching endangered species and updating animal records, volunteers in the Animal Management Department are essential for ensuring the health and well-being of all of the animals in the zoo collection. As a Keeper Aide, Conservation Researcher, or Animal Records Assistant, animal care volunteers help the animal management team provide optimum living conditions for zoo wildlife.

Click here to learn more about volunteering in the animal management department!


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