Join the team!

Student Placement Positions:

We’re pleased to announce that we will be welcoming students to undergo their placement at Chew Valley Animal Park again this year 

Complete animal husbandry tasks with a range of species, shadow health checks, prepare diets and enrichment, assist in designing enclosures, help with animal training programmes, and learn all the details of the running of the zoo 

Whether your a college or university student, we plan and structure your experience around the modules you are taught during your time in education as well as anything else you are interested in to ensure you make the most of your time with us. Regular 1-on-1 meetings with supervisors to monitor progress and hands-on experience will equip students with valuable practical knowledge to support their studies.

We only have limited positions available, so if you are interested then please fill in the application form and email it to with the subject ‘NAME Placement Application’.

There are currently no available paid vacancies at Chew Valley Animal Park.