Volunteer at Micke Grove Zoo!
Would you like to become part of the Zoo family? Perhaps you have always wanted to help provide the care for exotic animals, get involved in special events or act as an ambassador for a great organization. Now you can! Just review the opportunities listed below to see if any meet you interests. If so, click and download the application below and return to Micke Grove Zoo. We welcome your inquiries for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 209-331-2010 Monday through Friday.
Please note that we are only accepting Zoo Keeper Aide applications at this time. The Education, Maintenance, and Special Event volunteer programs are currently being redeveloped in order to make the program more rewarding for our volunteers and to provide better services for our community. We appreciate your understanding and ask you to withhold any inquiries regarding additional volunteer opportunities until July 2013.
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Position: Zoo Keeper Aide
Position Description: Keeper Aide volunteers
support Animal Care Specialist staff in preparation of diets,
cleaning and maintenance of the zoo and exhibits, assisting with
special projects and animal observation and interacting with the
Commitment: A commitment of at least one four-hour shift per week for a minimum of six months is required.
Requirements: Ages 16 & up; no exceptions. Attendance of a 4-week volunteer training program, on the job training, ability to closely follow instructions and physically capable to perform strenuous work under all weather conditions is required. All Keeper Aide volunteer positions require an annual tuberculosis test and a tetanus. Not recommended for those with severe animal allergies.
NOTE: There is no contact with the animals, although volunteers may work within close proximity.