Become a Docent

Docents – Volunteer Educators

Do you love working with people and animals?  Are you passionate about wildlife conservation? Become a Potter Park Zoo Docent and join over a hundred others with the same appreciation for wildlife and desire to make a difference.

What does a Docent do?

Zoo docents are the friendly, fun-loving and knowledgeable volunteer men and women who conduct the various educational programs at the zoo and in the community.

Some Other Benefits

As a docent, you’ll receive a discount in the AniMall Gift Shop and a free family membership to the Potter Park Zoo after one year of service. But the main benefit is being able to participate in one of the best wildlife education programs in the country by helping people of all ages learn and understand the importance of preserving our wildlife environment.