Potter Park Zoo Docent and Volunteer Association


Who We Are

The Potter Park Zoo Docent and Volunteer Association is a community dedicated to the support and promotion of Potter Park Zoo. Association members are lifelong learners, mentors and educators inspiring Michigan’s residents and visitors to treasure the zoo, value wildlife and conserve our natural world.



The PPZDVA meets once every other month to discuss regular business and has two potluck events each year.

*COVID Update: Meetings will be online until further notice to accommodate social distancing and protect the health and safety of all of our members!


Why to Join

As PPZDVA member, you can:

  • Support Potter Park Zoo in new ways
  • Contribute to conservation efforts
  • Learn more about topics that support our mission
  • Connect with fellow docents and volunteers
  • Participate in member-only trips and activities


How to Join

Membership is open to current volunteers at Potter Park Zoo that meet all training requirements established by the Potter Park Zoological Society. Membership dues are $10 annually and due in January.

Already a member?

Head to the Members page for meeting minutes, reports, etc.

(Note: You will need a password to access the members only part of the site.  If you are a member and did not receive the new password, please email the executive board for access.)