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Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

Pictures were taken Pre-COVID. (July 2018- Jan 2020)

ZooTeens at an Education StationDocent at Meet & Greet cornerKeeper Aide hosing down stepping stone pondBeekeepers buzzing with the bees.

General Interests

ZooTeen (Ages 14 to 17)

The ZooTeen Program is for teens who are interested in pursuing a career involving zookeeping, zoo education, veterinary care, conservation biology or other related field. ZooTeens work closely with our education and animal care teams. They conduct meet- and- greets and animal care routines, and they assist camp counselors with summer camp programs. Additional volunteer opportunities are available throughout the school year.

The ZooTeen Program is highly competitive with limited availability. Applications are accepted November through February and selected applicants are invited to an interview. Applicants who are not selected are welcome to reapply the following season. Prior volunteer experience with animal handling, public speaking and/or working with children is beneficial but not required.

 

 

Docent (Ages 18+)

The docent program is for adults who are interested in volunteering in an educational setting within a zoological facility. Docents work closely with our education team and conservation education ambassadors to conduct animal meet- and- greets and exhibit hosting. Docents may also assist zoo educators during on- site class programs and special events.

Library--Bascom Branch

Although some on-site Library services have returned, in-person Library volunteering is on hold until further notice. You can still serve your community remotely by applying to a virtual volunteer opportunity.

Virtual Volunteering

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