Camp Zoo Instructor

Organization: Phoenix Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Phoenix Zoo is looking for 10 new Camp Zoo Instructors for our fun and educational summer camp programs. Instructors present interpretive education programs about the natural world to groups of Zoo guests. Camp Zoo is geared towards children ages 5-14; Instructors provide supervision and implement summer camp curricula. We are looking for people who genuinely love kids and helping them make connections to each other, animals, and nature; will help provide amazing experiences for all campers; have a love of animals and conservation; are leaders; love having fun; bring energy to their job every day and enjoy being a part of a diverse and dedicated team.

Minimum requirements for this position include strong communication and public speaking skills, ability to work a flexible schedule, and strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require a TB test and a valid driver’s license with a clean MVR for operation of Zoo vehicles.

The Phoenix Zoo was born of a spirit of community and the efforts of small group of dedicated volunteers, and carefully nurtured through the support of millions. We have enjoyed a truly remarkable first 50+ years. Camp Zoo has been operating since 1965, just 3 years after the zoo opened. Come be a part of our ever expanding summer camp program, providing over 1000 children with the opportunity to get outside, be active and exploring nature, and connecting with the natural world in new and fascinating ways.

To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position, please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

Resumés are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.

The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.