Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Zoo Crew! 

The Amarillo Zoo is seeking volunteers who have a love and respect for animals and a passion for serving the visitors at the Zoo. Of course, no prior experience is necessary — we’ll teach you what you need to know! It is people like you that help the Zoo share our mission of education, conservation, recreation and community while making sure the Zoo is a great place to visit!


  • Applicants must be 14 years or older.
  • Ages 14-16 will require an additional form signed by parent/guardian.
  • Commit to one year of service.
  • Must complete 4 hours of service each month.

    *Internships- We are open to AACAL and PRO Interns seeking to learn more about career opportunities within the zoo field.

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Come visit us!

The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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