Volunteer at Zoological Society of Hertfordshire

Calling all animal lovers who are looking to gain some charity work experience! Why not come and volunteer at our Hertfordshire zoo, based just outside of North London?

Whether you're looking to come and help us out with our park visitors or want to give our zookeepers a hand, we guarantee that we can find you the perfect volunteering opportunity to help you gain that all important charity work experience.

What are the benefits of Volunteering at ZSH?

  • You get a food voucher for lunch.
  • All necessary training will be given.
  • We have a free bus service taking you to and from Broxbourne Train Station.
  • You will also get a volunteer uniform.

If you are interested in one of our volunteer positions, please email Barbara and Jenna on volunteer@pwpark.com for more information/an interest form.

Current Volunteer Roles

New! Weekend Assistant (Reception/Events)

Weekend Assistant (Reception/Events)

We have an exciting new opportunity for a volunteer weekend assistant. You will be helping our receptionist welcome guests, book in experiences and help to set up and run a variety of events. Volunteers will need to have good IT skills, be friendly and able to work as part of a team. Hours are Saturday/Sunday 9am–3:30pm.

New! Eco-Rangers


This is an exciting new role for the 2019 season in which volunteers will help us achieve our mission in encouraging sustainable behaviours in our visitors. If you love to take action for wildlife and all things conservation; this is the volunteer role for you!

Dino team

We need friendly volunteers to assist on our dino trail

Seasonal Volunteers

Can’t commit to regular volunteering? Seasonal volunteering is for you! We need special volunteers to help during our busy holiday periods – tasks will be varied.

Conservation Cabin

Our conservation cabin is situated in the middle of the park, opposite the Red Pandas and next to the Big Cats. It is staffed exclusively by volunteers, with all profits going to support conservation projects ranging from endangered species and habitats to native British Wildlife.

The role involves:

  • A full range of retail activities, including arranging displays, serving customers, pricing and restocking, and cash management.
  • Engaging with customers to explain our fundraising purpose, conservation objectives and achievements to date.
  • Acting as an information point for visitors needing directions or assistance.
  • Helping to ensure all visitors have a most enjoyable day.
  • Optionally, Conservation Team Volunteers have the opportunity to attend and assist at a range of special events organised throughout the year to raise awareness of, and funds for, specific conservation projects.
  • All Conservation Team Volunteers are welcome to attend the monthly team meetings and contribute to the running of the group.


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