Support the Zoo

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo provides a fun, unique and up-close experience that strengthens the bond between people and wildlife. Thanks to the generosity of private donors like you, we are able to fulfill our mission.

Volunteer Opportunities

Fresno Chaffee Zoo is always in need of volunteers to help with events, office work, grounds maintenance, education programs, animal care and just about anything else you could think of! Most volunteer opportunities are for adults 18 and older.

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Become a Docent

As a Docent, you will have the opportunity to participate in Zoo Education Department programs including zoo tours, zoo previews, lab programs, community outreach, certain animal handling, storytelling and special events.

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