Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Josh Le
Communications and Media Relations Manager
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.212.3428 direct
952.431.9300 fax
josh.le@state.mn.u

Apple Valley, MINN – January 24, 2017 –– Looking for a truly wild time? Become a volunteer at the Minnesota Zoo and meet new friends, learn all about animals, and provide an invaluable service to the Zoo and its visitors. Every volunteer helps the Zoo fulfill its mission of connecting people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife.

If spending your day amidst a lush tropical rainforest, watching Hawaiian monk seals glide through crystal blue water, or traveling to northern Minnesota excites you – you can do it all by volunteering at the Minnesota Zoo. The Zoo is seeking teenagers through senior-agers interested in volunteering in a variety of areas.

All volunteer programs are available including:

  • Adult Interpretive Volunteers Summer Camp
  • ZooTeen Volunteers (13-18 years old)
  • Wells Fargo Family Farm Volunteers (15 years of age and older)
  • Summer Seasonal Volunteers (17 years of age and older)
  • Gift Shop Volunteers (18 years of age and older)
  • And more!

Every year, Minnesota Zoo volunteers donate more than 110,000 hours of service and recently, the Minnesota Zoo Corps reached its 3 millionth hour of service to the Zoo and was recognized with a national award. Space is limited, so call the Minnesota Zoo’s Volunteer Office today at 952.431.9588 for more information or visit mnzoo.org.

The Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. The Zoo’s mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. For more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).