Sheri Avery, Director of HR - Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Phone: (401) 785-3510 ext. 314
Fax: (401) 941-3988
As an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited organization, Roger Williams Park Zoo maintains a high standard of excellence in animal care, conservation, environmental education, customer service, facilities management and more.
The Zoo has won numerous awards for our education programs and conservation work both locally and worldwide. Roger Williams Park Zoo won the Annual Worksite Health Award four years in a row, 2013-2017, from the Greater Providence Chamber for our workplace excellence.
In order to keep our many dedicated staff members happy and healthy, RIZS provides them with the best benefits available including:
- Health and dental insurance plans
- Paid time off
- 403b Retirement savings plan
- Employee appreciation events
- Zoo memberships
- Discounts on Zoo concessions
- And much more
Roger Williams Park Zoo offers a wide variety of internship programs, from veterinary and animal care to education, marketing and public relations, and more. Our internships are unpaid, but offer valuable hands-on experience.
Volunteers are critical to achieving our mission and are an indispensable part of the Zoo team; their enriching interactions with Zoo visitors, along with their endless enthusiasm, dedication and support are priceless.