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Taronga is regularly looking for administrative support for our extensive school and youth education programs, please check the volunteer vacancies page regularly for when these roles will open.

For the chance to experience visitor education at the zoo and undergo training we recommend either our Guest Experience Volunteer program or our Certificate III in Tourism course, through which you will gain a Nationally recognised qualification as well as on the job placement at the Australian Tourist Attraction of the Year 2014

Enrolments are open now for this 2015 course, see below for more info

Certificate III in Tourism – SIT30112

Certificate III in Tourism – SIT30112
Taronga Training Institute is offering Learning and Experience internships for people wanting to work in education, interpretation or guiding in the wildlife tourism industry.

You need to enjoy working with public of all ages, be prepared to be part of a team, have a keen interest in animals and education, and an ongoing willingness to learn. A decent level of fitness is required as you will be walking around the grounds on a regular basis.

Minimum commitment:12 months, once per fortnight (negotiable). 

Financial contribution: $25 Joining Fee + current Zoofriends membership


All Education volunteers are required to complete a one day induction and on the job coaching.