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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.

Boo at the Zoo Volunteers

As members of the Boo Crew, you and/or your organization will have the opportunity to earn community service hours at our ‘spooktacularly’ fun event! Boo at the Zoo volunteer jobs include handing out candy, serving as area monitors and other fun positions!

  • Boo at the Zoo will be held on Oct. 29, 30 and 31
  • Each volunteer must be able to work one of two shifts (9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. OR 1 to 5:30 p.m.)
  • A $5 volunteer fee covers a snack, limited-edition Boo at the Zoo volunteer T-shirt and one Zoo admission ticket to be used at a later date)
  • Volunteers must be 16 years* or older in order to volunteer

     *We require one adult chaperone for every group of five volunteers younger than 18

Click here for more information on Boo at the Zoo.


Space is limited, so register soon. After registering, you will receive more information to help you plan for your shift. Please email volunteer@fortworthzoo.org if you have any questions.


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