Toucan at the Fort Worth Zoo


Special Event Volunteers

The Fort Worth Zoo is always in need of spirited volunteers (individuals and groups) to join the Zoo Crew during special events including Zoo Run and Boo at the Zoo. The days, times and age requirements are different for each event. For special event volunteer information, please email us or check out our event calendar, which details volunteer opportunities.

Zoo Run Volunteers
Whether you have volunteered with us in the past or this is your first time, anyone is welcome to contribute! Here are some things to note for your day:


  • Arrival time: 6 a.m.
  • Departure time: 10:30 a.m.
  • Volunteer registration fee: $5
  • You must be 16 years or older in order to volunteer.



All volunteers receive a volunteer T-shirt and Zoo general admission ticket. Space is limited, so register soon. After registering, you will receive more information to help you plan for the morning. Please email volunteer@fortworthzoo.org if you have any questions about volunteering for Zoo Run.

For more information, contact the education department:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org