Micke Grove Zoo

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Directions to Micke Grove Park & Zoo
From Hwy 99 (South)
Take Armstrong Road exit, head west on Armstrong Road, turn left on Micke Grove Road.  The entrance into the park will be on the right side.

From Hwy 99 (North)
Take Eight Mile Road Exit, head west on Eight Mile Road.  Turn right on Micke Grove Road, go down 1 ½ miles, entry into park will be on left side of road.

From I-5 (North & South)
Take the Eight Mile Road east, turn left onto Micke Grove Road, go down approx. 1.5 miles, entry into park on the left side of the road.

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Volunteer at Micke Grove Zoo!


EDUCATION/OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES

Please note that most education volunteer positions require attendance at one of several information meetings. Applications may only be distributed at these meetings.

Long-term positions such as Zoo Crew and Wild Guides require applicants to participate in an interview and a four day training and TB tests and possible finger printing; short-term positions such as Camp Counselors and Special Event Volunteers require a brief one-day training.

High school students must either become a Zoo Crew member, Camp Counselor, Keeper Aide, or Special Event Volunteer in order to earn any community service hours. These positions require a special commitment and training. There is no guarantee that these positions will be available at the student's time of need.

If you are looking for a community service project idea but cannot commit to any of our programs, please click here.

Information meetings, training dates, and registration information will be posted under each position as they become available, so check this site frequently. Members of the Micke Grove Zoological Society will receive announcements about these dates by newsletter.

Wild Guides (adults 18+)
Click here to read the position description (pdf).

We are currently accepting applications.  Please e-mail zooed@sjgov.org  for an application. 

Special Event Volunteers (teens 14+ or youth 11-13 with an accompanying adult) -
Click here to read the position description (pdf).

We are currently accepting applications for this position.   Please email zooed@sjgov.org  for an application.

Zoo Crew (teens 13-17)

We are currently accepting applications at this time.  Please email zooed@sjgov.org for an application.
Click here to read the position description (pdf).

We are currently accepting applications. Please e-mail zooed@sjgov.org  for an application .

Camp Counselors (teens 15-17) - Opportunity Available
Click here to read the position description (pdf).

We are recruiting volunteers for this position. Please e-mail zooed@sjgov.org for an application.  

 

 

 

Micke Grove Zoo Map - Click here for PDF
Micke Grove Zoo Map

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