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Work with the Jackson Zoo

There are all sorts of jobs at the Jackson Zoo, from keepers to cafe, educators to events. Our team of dedicated staff help the Zoo reach its mission to provide quality recreational and educational experiences dedicated to wildlife care and conservation. If you share our core values and are passionate about wildlife and wild places, please continue to check back with us for future opportunities.

EDUCATION CURATOR (Full time, opens 01/03/2018)

This position oversees all the educational programs of the zoo, responsible for engaging and instructing the public’s environmental awareness. The candidate needs to be responsible, motivated, outgoing, good with people of all ages and animals, and available to work weekends, plus hold a degree from an accredited university… CLICK ABOVE.



There are many areas of the zoo where volunteers are needed: landscaping, facilities, education, special events, and Discovery Zoo. Although most often people think of spring and summer volunteering, there are some opportunities throughout the year. (There are even a few paid internships available for qualified candidates through the MS Department of Employment Security.)

Please visit our Volunteer page and fill out the application.