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Trailside Volunteers

Naturalist Interpreters
Garden Keepers
Weed Warriors
Zookeeper Intern

Trailside Museums and Zoo has an array of opportunities for donors and for volunteer service, internships, and employment.

Thanks to the generosity of donors and volunteers Trailside Museums and Zoo and its satellite facilities are able to provide welcoming nature education and recreation experiences for children, families, schools and camps.

Join our amazing team. Learn about upcoming opportunities for employment and internships.


Please consider supporting our work by making a donation today.

Volunteering at Trailside Museums & Zoo and Beyond

We offer a variety of programs, educational opportunities and natural research and stewardship in large part thanks to our passionate and dedicated volunteers and interns. Volunteer positions are intended to be mutually beneficial. We further our mission of connecting people with nature and enjoy the benefits of your hard work and positive energy and you receive education and experiences in a professional and natural setting. From teens to elders, volunteers enrich and aid Trailside in many ways.

We seek volunteers who care about our visitors, nature education, and conservation. We welcome volunteers who are respectful and helpful, curious, hardworking, and dedicated. Due to the seasonal nature of our needs, opportunities are most plentiful spring through fall.


Please complete the Volunteer Interest Form, tell us about yourself and what piques your interest, and email or mail it to us. Click on the area of interest to get to the appropriate Volunteer Interest Form. We look forward to hearing from you!