Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Below are the current volunteer programs available for youth at Nashville Zoo. For more information or to apply for a program, please click on the program title.

Program TitleOverview
ZooTeens:
Ages: 13-17
ZooTeens interpret information about animals in our collection and conservation issues their first summer, with some limited opportunities to assist animal care staff in following seasons.
Counselors in Training:
Ages: 15-17
The Counselor in Training (CIT) Program assist with Summer Camp and is designed for teens who exhibit a strong desire to learn and teach others about the natural world.
Interns
Ages: 16 and older
The Internship Program at Nashville Zoo in an opportunity for high school or college students to acquire experience and knowledge by working alongside our professional staff.