Posted In Education | 4th May 2023

Summer volunteer programme open

Want to spend your summer on the Wild Side?

Dublin Zoo Summer Camp Volunteers Required

Dublin Zoo is seeking volunteers to assist with our hugely popular kids Summer Camps. This is a unique opportunity to experience fun, educational, animal themed activities in Ireland’s largest living classroom! Our camps are for 6–12 year olds, based in venues throughout the zoo.

[NOTE: there is no direct animal contact involved in the camps]

Successful applicants will have enthusiasm, energy, a passion for wildlife and a keen interest or background in working with young people. Experience is not essential and training is provided. Summer Camp volunteers will gain valuable experience in conservation education, leadership, youth work and knowledge of the natural world.

Still interested….

  • Volunteering will be Monday – Friday for a minimum of 2 weeks and up to 4 weeks over July & August. First week of Camp starts July 17th.
  • Potential Candidates will be required to attend an Open Day on June 28th and if successful two training days on the 12th & 13th
  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age.
  • To apply, complete our application form here

Closing Date:  Friday June 16th 2023.

We look forward to hearing from you.