Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

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Year Founded:
1967
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Mr. Dennis Pate
Main Address:
3701 South 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
Volunteer Opportunity:

Adult Zoo Volunteer

**Note: Volunteers DO NOT have animal contact and must commit to 2 years of volunteer service.**

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has a variety of volunteer opportunities. We invite adult applicants to attend quarterly information sessions. VOLUNTEERS DO NOT HAVE ANIMAL CONTACT.

Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age
Be able to commit to 2 years of volunteer service
Meet minimum hourly requirements per year
Attend Volunteer Orientation
Complete application and interview process

Opportunities available:

Docents - Docents assist in the facilitation and enhancement of the Zoo's education programs, promote conservation messages, and provide a positive experience to Zoo guests. Education programs include biofact presentations, on grounds tours, and exhibit interpretations. This position plays a vital role in the visitor experience as well as the success of special events. There is no contact with animals.

Wildlife Safari Park - Wildlife Safari volunteers assist in the facilitation of education programs, promote conservation messages, and provide a positive experience to Park visitors. Volunteers serve at formal and informal education stations and provide staff with additional support at special events. The Wildlife Safari Park is located off Nebraska's I-80 Exit 426. There is no contact with animals.

Diet Kitchen - Diet Kitchen asisstants assist in the preparation and maintenance of Zoo animal diets. The main duties include chopping, peeling, cutting, weighing, cleaning, and packaging foods for Zoo animals. Use of sharp instruments and some lifting is required for these tasks. There is no contact with animals.

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

No skills required

When

Next occurrence is
Thu, 10/29/2020  
(9am - 3pm)
Repeats every day 365 times.
Friday, October 30th, 2020
Flexible Timing
Volunteer timing is flexible within the designated time frame, or opportunity can be scheduled directly with nonprofit.

Location Details

At Nonprofit's Location
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Indoor Project
Outdoor Project