The Utica Zoo is in need of the following volunteers:
Special Events Volunteer– will help out at all the special events the zoo puts on: Eggstravaganza, Earth Day, Wine in the Wilderness, Brewfest, Wildlife Festival, and Spooktacular.
Administrative Volunteer– needed from time to time with large projects.
Animal-Care Volunteer– needs to commit at least 4 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months with this volunteer opportunity. There may be some days that it will be very physical and work in harsh weather.
Zoo Ambassadors– is a new program where volunteers serve as a host for the guest. Your duties would be working a membership table, greeting and directing visitors to exhibits, and helping with the gift shop.
Grounds and Maintenance Volunteers- will work directly with the maintenance crew taking care of aspects of the zoo’s over 30-acre land that needs attention.
Zoo Docents– help educate the public. This opportunity requires an orientation.