Interns and Volunteers

We offer diverse learning experiences through internships and volunteer opportunities in multiple areas of the organization.

*Alternative methods of applying for employment are available to individuals unable to submit an application through this site because of a disability. Contact Veronika Hoka, Associate Director for Human Resources, at 718-220-5126 or 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, 10460, to discuss reasonable accommodations.

Specific volunteer opportunities are available through the Education departments at our five Zoo & Aquarium sites in New York City. Explore the links below to learn more

Are you a "people person" that loves to talk about wildlife and conservation? WCS Education offers many ways to volunteer. From teen Discovery Guide to Adult Docent, Education Volunteers engage zoo visitors throughout the zoo, participating in and helping to facilitate a variety of events and programs throughout the year. Explore each facility's specific options through the buttons below.

Volunteer as a seasonal Discovery Guide or a year-round Friend of the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo Volunteering

Become a volunteer docent at the Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo Volunteering

Programs with education, animals, and exhibits at the New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium Volunteering

Volunteer as a Discovery Guide or Education Docent at the Prospect Park Zoo

Prospect Park Zoo Volunteering

Volunteer work with the Education Department at the Queens Zoo

Queens Zoo Volunteering