Below are a variety of ways in which individuals or groups can help within the park and zoo system:

Special Events Volunteer
Event volunteers usually work one day themed events that require large numbers of individuals such as: Boo at the Zoo, Santa's workshop, Easter EggstravanganZoo, Sleepovers, Princess and Pirate Days, and the Annual Earth Day Celebration. Examples of work performed: assist with crowd control, registration, information stations, fund raising, craft activities, set-up & clean-up.

Parks & Grounds Volunteer
Grounds volunteers can help in a variety of different ways including: gardening, trail maintenance, building projects and social group projects to name a few. Park volunteers can be very helpful throughout many of our four county-wide parks.

Volunteers are subject to background checks and must be 18 years of age or older.  For more information call 609-465-5271 or email info@cmczoo.com

If you are interested in joining the Education Department's Docent Program please
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Please print, complete and mail the application to: Cape May County Park & Zoo
4 Moore Rd. DN 801
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Or deliver the application to the Park Office at:
Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210