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Columbus Zoo Friends Volunteer

Friends Volunteering Information

Friends is one of the most enthusiastic and rewarding volunteer organizations in Central Ohio. We are thrilled to begin a new year of events and activities. It is your commitment and enthusiasm that make our organization such an important part of the Columbus Zoo.


Volunteer Opportunities for adults age 18 and older: 

  • Boo at the Zoo
  • Eggs, Paws, and Claws
  • Teddy Bear Safari
  • Zoofari
  • Go Wild! For Opera
  • Friends Membership Committee
  • Friends Development Committee
  • Plus many more...

To become a volunteer, please complete membership application form.

If you would like more information about Friends of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, please contact