Discovery Guide Volunteer Program

WHO CAN BECOME A DISCOVERY GUIDE?

Discovery Guide positions at the Bronx Zoo are open to youth aged 14 to 24.

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DISCOVERY GUIDE?

As a Bronx Zoo Discovery Guide, you will join the Education Department in their mission to inspire a diverse and inclusive movement of conservation advocates. You may do this by engaging zoo visitors in fun, educational activities throughout the park; by assisting Conservation Educators in programs like summer camp; or by advocating for wildlife and the environment through a WCS campaign. There are many exciting opportunities for you to take advantage of, and opportunities to grow within the program throughout the seasons.

WHY BECOME A DISCOVERY GUIDE?

  • Make a difference
  • Meet like-minded volunteers and make new friends
  • Earn school community service hours (check with school first)
  • Possibly earn a stipend (based on season and cohort of program)
  • Increase knowledge about wildlife and conservation
  • Gain work experience and build your college resume

Take the Next Step

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO GET STARTED!

Please click on the link below to learn more about our current offerings, and to complete the online application. Participants must be 14 years old at time of submitting application to participate.

If we think you'd be a good fit for the program, you'll be invited to a group interview, and you will be required to attend a full training before beginning your volunteer duties.

Learn more and Apply:
DISCOVERY GUIDE APPLICATION FORM


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