By reusing many of the products already created--such as aluminum, glass, paper, and plastic--we can reduce energy consumption.

About 80% of what Americans throw away is recyclable, yet our recycling rate is just 28%. Source, Environmental Protection Agency.

Volunteer Programs

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Brevard Zoo welcomes you to take part in its Zoo Volunteer Program. As a community Zoo, we encourage public involvement designed to aid the Zoo in all aspects of operation. As a non-profit organization, we are dependent upon and very grateful to our volunteers, who help with everything from special events to educational programs.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Brevard Zoo. To learn more about the types of volunteer opportunities available, please CLICK HERE

All applicants to the Adult Volunteer Program are required to attend an Applicant Orientation Session. They will then schedule an interview during the week following the orientation. If accepted into the Volunteer Program, the new volunteers must attend any required classes for their assignment. The next orientation is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, 2014. The mandatory training classes are scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2014. If attendance is not possible, please contact Jean Galvin, Director of Volunteer Programs, at 321.254.9453 ext. 218. Please check this page prior to attending for updated information. Your application will be held for four months. Please do not reapply during that period.


You must be 16 years or older to apply. For ages 13 to 16, please see the Zoo Teen Volunteer Program HERE.


Brevard Zoo welcomes the opportunity to work with local businesses to plan an employee volunteer day. Whether it's landscaping, light maintenance, or cleaning storage units the volunteer experience is always more fun when it's done at the Zoo. To arrange a time for your employees to give back to the community by helping the Brevard Zoo, contact Jean Galvin, the Director of Volunteer Programs at 321.254.9453 ext. 218 or

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