Animal Care Volunteer at Buttonwood Park Zoo


Published:

12/11/2017

Start Date

01/02/2018

End Date

05/18/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

425 Hawthorn St
New Bedford
MA
02740
United States

Description

ANIMAL CARE VOLUNTEER

Animal Care Volunteers work with animal caretakers in their areas assisting in the daily cleaning and disinfecting, diet preparation and distribution, enrichment activities, data collection, and exhibit maintenance. Please note that direct animal contact is limited and is at the discretion of the Zoo Keeper.

Qualifications:

  • Serious interest in all animals and their behavior & habits, husbandry, enrichment, training, and conservation.
  • Volunteers must be at least 17 years old.
  • Be physically fit – must be able to lift 50lbs and be on feet for long periods
  • Commitment of at least 4 hours a week for 6 months

Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

HPotter@bpzoo.org

https://www.bpzoo.org/get-involved/animalcarevolunteerintern/

If interested, please visit our website https://www.bpzoo.org/get-involved/animalcarevolunteerintern/ and fill out the Animal Care Volunteer application. Contact Volunteer Manager, Heather Potter at HPotter@bpzoo.org for questions regarding this opportunity.


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