Because You Live Here!

Docent Program Application

  • Applicant Information

    Please note that all docent program applicants MUST be at least 18.
  • Availability

    Note: Weekend availability is required. Docents are expected to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours each month during the season. Those accepted to the program must be available for docent training classes which take place each Saturday, 9:00am-1:30pm, February through April.
    Please check off all days you are available to volunteer.
  • Employment History

    Please fill out for your current or most recent employer.
  • Education & Experience

  • If applicable, what college or university did you attend?
  • Emergency Contact


  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc.
    Please upload your resume and cover letter. PDFs preferred.
  • Waiver of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement

    By submitting this application, I agree that I am fully aware of the potential hazards to human health from handling, treating and caring for wild animals and I accept the risk of these hazards voluntarily. I will indemnify and hold harmless Southwick's Zoo or its employees for any loss or injury that may result from my voluntary handling, treating, and caring for wild animals, whether caused by negligence of the releasees or otherwise.