Teens: Would you like to volunteer somewhere that you can make a positive impact on animal welfare, the environment, and children? Then look no further than the Sacramento Zoo!
What is it?
Gain the experience of a lifetime working with teachers, playing games with campers, and more! As Camp Counselors, teen volunteers play a critical role in the success of our Summer Camp program. Camp Counselors help staff ensure campers have a fun, enriching, and educational experience. Learn about animals, create lasting friendships with teens from the greater Sacramento region, and even earn your community service hours!
- Must be 15-19 years old
- Complete the application process
- Must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (2 doses)
- Camp Counselors are required to work Monday-Friday at least one week, all day (8 am to 5 pm) or two weeks, half-day (8 am to 1 pm or noon to 5 pm).
- Attend the required Camp Training session on May 21
Apply online from March 1st-May 1st
The application process includes completing the online application, interviewing with the Teen Coordinator, and submitting a letter of recommendation.
Amanda Sieverts, Teen Volunteer since 2015
If you have additional questions, email the Teen Coordinator.