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Help us engage children in science and nature!

Child playing in the museum

Ways to Support the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo 

The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo has an 80-year+ legacy of inspiring a passion for science, appreciation for nature, and love of exploration for children of all ages. With your support, we can continue and expand our mission of engaging a child's curiosity in science and nature by providing early childhood experiences and science education to the community.

Teens, Become a Science Camp Assistant This Summer!

Learn more about the SCA program [NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICANTS].(PDF, 81KB) 

All positions within the 2024 SCA program are now filled. Please be sure to check again next year for new opportunities!

Join Our Team as a Volunteer or Employee


Help little explorers make big discoveries in our Zoo or Museum! Check out our volunteering page for more information.

All Volunteer Opportunities


We'd love to have you on our team! Click the link below to learn more about career opportunities at the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo.  

Guest Services Assistant - view posting and apply

Custodial Assistant - view posting and apply 

All City Career Opportunities

Make a Donation

Learn how you can provide a gift contribution for the Junior Museum & Zoo and help to support our goal today!

Make A Contribution


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