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Giraffe Deck Volunteers

Wildlife Rehab Volunteers

Giraffe eating from the deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applications must be received by June 10th.

Time Commitments:  Volunteers are especially needed weekends, holidays and days with high school group visitation.  Volunteers must be willing to serve a minimum of two scheduled shifts each month, April October, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Weekday shifts are limited to one Volunteer per day.


Required Skills:  Experience in animal care is helpful.

Training:  On the job training will be provided by the giraffe deck keepers and/or the giraffe supervisor(s).  This will include the customer service aspect of the position as well as appropriate interactions with giraffes.

Benefits: This can be an extremely rewarding volunteer experience.  Not only will you share in the joy of visitors having a rare close up animal encounter, Volunteers will earn the privilege of interacting with and feeding the giraffe on a frequent basis.

Interested in becoming a Zoo Volunteer? Fill out our online volunteer application and you will be contacted.