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Zoo Interpreter

Adults 18 and older


Facilitate hands-on educational opportunities, animal contact, and visual displays as you interact with Zoo guests.


  • Education about animal conservation
  • Animal observations
  • Educate the public.

Training Sessions:

If accepted as a Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens volunteer, an initial volunteer orientation is required prior to beginning volunteer service. Successful completion of an on-the-job training and introductory period is also required before full acceptance into the Zoo Interpreter volunteer position.


  • Must be over 18 years old.
  • Must commit to one shift per week for six months or more.
  • Participate in volunteer orientation.
  • Successfully complete introductory period.
  • Pay a $25 training fee for a manual and uniform shirt.
  • Abide by policies in the Volunteer Handbook.
  • Provide excellent customer service and demonstrate the ability to work well with visitors.
  • Be interested in educating the public about conservation.
  • Must be able to tolerate Florida’s weather conditions.


Contact the Volunteer Office at 407.323.4450 ext. 127 or email volunteers@centralfloridazoo.org


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