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Join the Animal Adventures Team! 

We are currently seeking Full-time(year round) employees. If you want to be considered employment, please send your resume and application to

  • Animal Caretakers/Zookeepers/Educators

If you’re interested in a position, please email your application and resume to or call us at 978-779-8988 for more information. You may also mail your application to 336 Sugar Road Bolton, MA 01740. All Applicants must be 18 years or older.

*Serious candidates only please. Note that this job requires open availability from May thru September. We would love for you to take your vacations in the fall and winter.

Animal Adventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is always accepting Volunteer Applications and hires Paid Staff on an as needed basis throughout the year. Animal Adventures is committed to providing exceptional customer service whether at our main facility or off site at an event or other venue. Applicants should be flexible, energetic, motivated and enjoy working with the public to join the Animal Adventures Team.

Animal Caretakers

Currently seeking full-time animal caretakers. Duties include cleaning enclosures, feeding animals, following specific instructions to the letter; performing educational presentations to the public, performing tours that can last from 30 min – 2 hours. Need to be able to travel to schools, daycare’s, birthday parties, colleges, libraries, and more to perform educational programs with the animals.


A Huge love and Passion for Exotic Animals! Some exotic animal experience preferred. Valid drivers license. Well maintained car or SUV. Open availability preferred. Must be able to lift minimum of 50 pounds unassisted. Must be able to kneel, bend, stoop, crouch, reach, use a ladder, and able to fit in some tight areas.

Ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and good use of common sense. Understanding procedures and why things are done a certain way is a must. Ability to follow explicit instructions is non-negotiable.

Volunteer training is required to start.


High School Diploma or equivalent.


Hourly pay based on experience is negotiable. Little to no experience starts at $15 per hour.

Traveling programs are per diem and paid by percentage of show to cover hourly, gas, and mileage at $0.58 per mile. Most travel shows pay $25-$35 per hour.


Free admission to the zoo and half off family members admission.

The opportunity to work hands-on with some of the most amazing exotic animals in the world.

Employee discounts.

Room to grow and career advancement.

As of now we are not able to offer affordable health insurance. We are happy to provide you information on accessing very affordable health insurance through the state and other resources.

*We cannot, for safety reasons, hire anyone who smokes tobacco or marijuana, does any kind of drug, or drinks alcohol. You must be able to pass a drug test on any given day.