Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Support Volunteers

Support volunteers work primarily behind the scenes—assisting office personnel, ecology department, and animal keepers, collecting and entering data, general maintenance, cleaning animal areas and doing other essential work. Please read about our programs.

If you are interested in a program for which we are recruiting, email us from the program page with your name, contact information, and the program(s) in which you are interested. You will be contacted as soon as the program manager is ready to schedule an interview.