As a charity, volunteers provide vital support to the life of the zoo. Our award-winning volunteers complement the work of our paid staff and contribute to our success by supporting the zoo’s education, scientific and conservation mission.

Our volunteers provide thousands of hours between them to support our work.  We have over 185 volunteers who support us and play a crucial role in providing an all-round excellent visitor experience. Our volunteers are passionate people who are dedicated to engaging visitors in amazing educational experiences and helping us raise funds for our vital conservation work.

Our volunteers are involved in customer service, educational and fundraising roles.  We don’t have any animal section volunteer roles.

CORPORATE SUPPORT

INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE ZOO? IF SO WE HAVE A NUMBER OF OPTIONS AVAILABLE – EACH CONNECTING YOU WITH WILDLIFE AND HELPING TO PREVENT EXTINCTION.

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What else can I do to help? 

By becoming a member with Chester Zoo, you are helping us to carry on our conservation work to protect our planet’s wildlife. Our dedicated conservation team works tirelessly to PROTECT all our planet’s wonderful species, but we can’t do it alone. When you take out a membership with Chester Zoo, it allows us to carry on our conservation work here at the zoo, as well as all around the world! There are countless benefits to becoming a member with Chester Zoo – not only for our members, but for the animals too.

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