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San Francisco Zoo & Gardens Teen Volunteers

Local Region:

San Francisco City

Location:

SLOAT BLVD. @ THE GREAT HIGHWAY
San Francisco, CA 94132
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Phone:

(415) 753-8123

Email:

youth@sfzoo.com

Contact Name:

xx

Website:

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Subjects:
Biology
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
Fees / Stipend:
FREE
Dates:
Program is year-round ... check back for next year's date
Description:
The Zoo supports future conservation action through engaging youth development volunteer opportunities. We have popular summer and year-round programs that are designed to be fun and educational while building job readiness skills and inspiring youth to appreciate, care for, and conserve nature.

Zoo Crew:
Volunteer on a team to restore wildlife habitat at Lake Merced and Mountain Lake in San Francisco.

Ages 11-14
Program runs: September through June
Hours: One Saturday per month, from 10 am to 12 pm
The Zoo Crew will hold a mandatory orientation for all prospective volunteers in August at the Zoo.

Nature Trail:
Nature Trailers work in close proximity to the Zoo’s ambassador animal collection, and teach guests about adaptations and conservation. Nature Trailers will learn to handle a few small mammals and reptiles.

Ages 12-14 (must be 12 by Memorial Day)
Program runs: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Hours: 2 days per week, 10 am to 4:45 pm

Talk on the Wild Side:
Learn to handle amazing animals like livestock and arthropods while giving informational talks to Zoo visitors. Utilize biofact carts to educate the public.

Ages 14 - 17
Program runs: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Hours: 2 days per week, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Zoo Teacher Assistant:
Help kids explore the world of animals through zoo tours, crafts, games and assist Zoo Camp teachers with activities. Gain practical work experience with children.

Ages 14-17
Program runs: mid-June through mid-August
Hours: A daily half-day or full-day shift for a minimum of four weeks over the course of the summer

(text taken from official website)
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Check official program website
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:54 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!