Make a difference for the animals you love, at the Zoo you know.

Seneca Park Zoo is dedicated to the health and welfare of the animals in our care and their counterparts in the wild. We need your help to achieve our goals. We’re looking to fill a wide range of volunteer positions & job opportunities right here in Rochester, NY.

Seneca Park Zoo Society Internships & Jobs in Rochester, NY

Join the team of dedicated professionals who carry out the Zoo’s mission every day.

Don’t see an opening? Fill out a General Application to be considered for future Zoo Society positions including in the front office or in the Education Department. Please note that general applications will not be accepted for any positions relating to animal care. Please see Monroe County Jobs below for openings in animal care.

Completed applications can be sent to [email protected] or:

Seneca Park Zoo Society – Human Resources
2222 St. Paul St.
Rochester, NY 14621

Thank you for your interest in the Seneca Park Zoo Society!

The SSA Group

Would you like to join the Food & Beverage, Retail, or Admissions team at Seneca Park Zoo?  Hustle, collaboration, authenticity, entrepreneurial spirit – sound like you? We are always looking for the next member of the SSA family. Browse our open positions here.

Volunteer Opportunities at the Zoo

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved at Seneca Park Zoo. Whether you’re a first-time visitor, a longtime member or haven’t yet visited our grounds—we’d love to work with you. If you’re searching for volunteer opportunities in Rochester, NY, learn more about our volunteer opportunities for groups, individuals, & more. 

General Volunteering

Support Zoo staff at events throughout the year.


Serve as the first point of contact for guests.

Photo Volunteer

Capture Zoo events, people and animals in our care.

Zoo Ambassador

Become a volunteer Zoo interpreter and engage and help guests.


Learn and teach about wildlife while interacting with guests.

Animal Care Volunteer

For those interested in a career working in the vet or animal field.

There are plenty of ways to get involved at Seneca Park Zoo. Learn more about how you can support conservation efforts by attending events, visiting the zoo, or becoming a member today.