Volunteer Programs

Friends of The Living Desert offers
the following volunteer opportunities:

Located in Palm Desert and just 15 minutes from Palm Springs, The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. Click here to become a member. Campers learn about plants and animals, the environment (including our own desert) and what it's like to work at a zoo Quarters for Conservation. Choose a Conservation Project and help protect wild animals and plants around the planet! You can become an important part of The Living Desert's conservation efforts through our Adopt! Program. Brew at the Zoo, Save the Date for the 5th Annual Brew at the Zoo!

Adult Volunteer Programs


Adult Volunteers may choose to become General Volunteers or Docents.

ZooTeen Volunteer Program


Get an exciting new perspective of The Living Desert by applying to be a ZooTeen! ZooTeens are high school students with a special interest in zoo education.