Group Volunteering

Is your troop, club, or organization looking for a one-time community volunteer project? Idaho Falls Zoo offers one community cleanup day in early spring. We occasionally need groups to support other projects or special events.

Current Opportunities

String Lights for Boo at the Zoo!

Help us prepare for Boo at the Zoo, our merry (not scary) Halloween event!  Volunteer shifts can be arranged for Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., or 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Groups will help put up lights along pathways, fences and shrubbery. Please see the requirements below:

  1. Minimum group size of 5 people
  2. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old
  3. Groups with volunteers under 18 years old MUST provide adult supervision for the youth
  4. All volunteers must sign a City of Idaho Falls release form (see below)
  5. All volunteers must be willing to perform requested tasks for the entire 2-hour shift
  6. Groups must include at least one member who is comfortable climbing and standing on ladders 
  7. Volunteers must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions

To schedule your group, contact the volunteer department at [email protected] or 208-612-8453. 

Waiver of Liability

All volunteers must complete a City of Idaho Falls Release Form prior to volunteering. For youth, this form must be completed by a parent or guardian. Please bring the completed forms with you when your group volunteers. 


Contact the volunteer department at 208-612-8453 or email [email protected]