**Please note that because of the Covid-19 pandemic we are not able to consider new volunteer applicants at this time.**

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance benefits from the involvement of volunteers with a wide range of backgrounds. At various times during the year we recruit volunteers with specialized skills and expertise in the following areas:

  • Bioacoustic recording and analysis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Camera trap photo processing
  • Cell culture and freezing
  • Computer coding
  • Curriculum design
  • Database management and programming
  • DNA extraction
  • Embryo manipulation
  • Endocrine sample preparation
  • Ethogram development and behavioral scoring
  • Gamete cryopreservation
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Karyotyping
  • Microsatellite screening
  • Oocyte/embryo culture
  • PHP coding and WordPress
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Radiotelemetry
  • Relational database skills
  • Semen evaluation
  • Small mammal handling
  • Software development
  • Statistical analysis
  • Vegetation surveys

If interested and qualified, please email Corinne Sylvestre at csylvestre@sdzwa.org, detailing your experience and availability.  Thank you!