Working as a volunteer or employee at the Edmonton Valley Zoo allows you to share your time, experience and skills with your community, all while immersing yourself in the spirit of the animal kingdom.
Volunteer at the Zoo
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available for all ages. If you are interested in volunteering for special events or becoming a Visitor Experience Ambassador, please check out these volunteer opportunities.
If you would like to get involved with the Valley Zoo Development Society to help with fundraising for the Edmonton Valley Zoo, please visit BuildingOurZoo.com or call 780-496-6924.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we may not always have placements for every applicant. Some positions require an interview and/or a Police Information Check paid for by the City of Edmonton.
For more information, call us at 780-496-4935 during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A career with the Edmonton Valley Zoo is both fun and rewarding. Take a look at the current job opportunities.
Donations for zoo enhancement are accepted through the
Valley Zoo Development Society or call 780-496-6924 to find out how your donation could support the zoo. All donations are tax deductible.
Adopt an Animal
Become a zoo parent by sponsoring your favourite animal for a year. For information, check out the
Valley Zoo Development Society or call 780-496-6924.
Be a Conservation Hero
Donations for the Makira Conservation Fund are accepted at the zoo, by mail or over the phone. You can support many conservation programs that the zoo participates in by calling 780-496-7396 and asking about the zoo's conservation programs.
The Edmonton Valley Zoo welcomes guests 364 days a year. Consider buying an Annual Pass to support the zoo and enjoy the experience through all the seasons.
Valley Zoo Development Society
The Valley Zoo Development Society's mission is to raise funds and promote awareness to ensure the continued development of the Valley Zoo.
Each year the Society contributes the money it raises to the Edmonton Valley Zoo for continual improvement projects. The Society also donates money to various charities including the Elephant Foundation and Snow Leopard Trust.
Recently, the Society committed to a raising money towards construction of the new family area at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, Nature's Wild Backyard.