Animal Husbandry Team

The Role of the Animal Husbandry Team

Joining the Peel Zoo Animal Husbandry Team is a valuable first step for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals who are looking to get a head start in the zoo industry. The Animal Husbandry Team supports and works alongside keepers in the most vital role at the Zoo; caring for our animals. Staff members at Peel Zoo draw upon years of experience and the latest research to ensure that our animals receive the best possible care in the fields of nutrition, hygiene, and behaviour. As a member of the Peel Zoo Animal Husbandry Team you will work to ensure that our animal’s most important needs are met and you will develop a close relationship with, and appreciation for, the interesting and engaging wildlife for which you have the privilege to care.

Applying for the Animal Husbandry Team
Volunteer intakes are held six times a year and positions are strictly limited. To apply for the program download and complete the Animal Husbandry Volunteer Application Form and submit it to

Successful applicants are required to attend an induction day on a date to be advised.

If you are not sure whether the Animal Husbandry is for you, send an email to for more information.

The Next Volunteer Intake

Our Volunteer Program is currently at capacity, our website will be updated as soon as places are available.