Zoo Boise


Education Programs Volunteer

Position Summary: Work with Education Department staff to provide insightful, engaging and conservation-driven classes about wildlife to registered program participants at Zoo Boise.

General Responsibilities:

  • Engage and encourage program participants
  • Prepare craft project, activity and game materials
  • Assist with group management both inside the classroom and outside on zoo grounds
  • Reinforce instructions and focus students
  • Assist with classroom set-up and take-down
  • Keep track of all students to confirm teacher’s count
  • Learn and have fun!
  • Education Program Volunteers can choose to participate in any of the following programs. Schedule varies based on program: Preschool Zoo (ages 3-5), Homeschool Zoo (ages 5-12), Stroller Safari (ages 2 and under), Adult Programs (ages 18 and over), School Break Day Camps (ages 7-12), Snooze at the Zoo (ages 7 and up) or School Field Trip Programs