Become a Docent

Docents form the core of our educational volunteers at Fresno Chaffee Zoo. They lead tours of Zoo grounds and exhibits, perform public talks with bio facts, assist with educational programs and act as ambassadors of the Zoo.

Trainings are once-a-week on Tuesdays, beginning September 20, 2022 and concluding on December 13, 2022. The classes include information on conservation, animal behavior and interpretive techniques.

There is no program fee for this opportunity, however, if you wish to make a donation towards training materials, it would be appreciated. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. If you have any questions, please contact

Application Deadline: August 17, 2022

Docent Application