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Play Partner Volunteer

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Roger Williams Park Zoo

Posted on: January 6, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Are you passionate about childhood education? Would you like the opportunity to connect a child to nature in a play setting? A "Play Partner" is a volunteer who is responsible for observing and facilitating children's play experiences that take part within the "Our Big Backyard" exhibit! In this new type of Children's Zoo, Play Partners assist our zoo patrons in experienceing nature first hand while having fun, exploring, and playing. This volunteer position requires a commitment of four hours a week either weekly or biweekly. There will be a set of trainings in March, and another set in May - Play Partners must attend one or the other, at a total of 8 training hours. Get in touch with us to hear more about it!

How to apply

Please contact Corinne Nowell at for an application and Play Partner Job Description.


1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence, RI, 02907, US


Extra details
Training provided
International volunteer options
International volunteers welcome
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

3 months or longer
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Days of week
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
Start March 2014