It’s that time of year again The Birmingham Zoo is looking for volunteers to make Boo at the Zoo (BATZ) a fun and exciting events for kid and families. This event is sponsored by Wells Fargo. It takes about 100 volunteers per night to make Boo at the Zoo a success! For more information about volunteering for Boo at the Zoo, click here!
The dates below are currently are dates that have the biggest volunteer needs.
*All shifts are from 4p-9p. We are not able to accommodate split shifts.
10/19- 74 Openings
10/21- 65 Openings
10/22- 74 Openings
10/23- 66 Openings
10/24- 61 Openings
10/28- 72 Openings
10/31- 76 Openings
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (All positions are assigned the night of volunteering)
ATTIRE: Although optional, we would like the volunteers to dress in family-friendly costumes. Please remember that costumes cannot be gory, suggestive, too scary or revealing. The Zoo staff and I will be the final judge. Please remember that this event is for kids from 6 months to about 12 years of age. We cannot have costumes that are inappropriate. If you think that we might say no, then please alter your attire. We don’t want to send anyone home because of costumes or behavior. Masks are not permitted. Boo at the Zoo is an outdoor event plan on frequent exposure to the outside elements.
DINNER AND VALUABLES: Please do not bring anything of value to the Zoo. The Zoo is not responsible for any lost items. The Zoo does not have a place to leave purses or other items. If you leave your items, you will have to be responsible for any losses. Please eat before you come to this event. You should have time for breaks but they may be at odd times due to scheduling.
WEATHER: Please remember to dress according to the weather. If it is raining, please call the Zoo to inquire about the status of Boo at the Zoo at 205-879-0409.