Camp Crew Teen Volunteer Program: Summer Only
Application deadline: April 1, 2017!
Zoo Crew Teen Volunteer Program: Year Round Program
Pre-requisite: Camp Crew Volunteering
The Birmingham Zoo’s Camp Crew Program is the first step for any teen interested in getting involved with volunteering at the Zoo! This program enables teenagers 13-17 years old to work with the ZooFari Summer Camps. Camp Crew teens will assist teachers with weekly camps, learn about conservation and share their passion for the natural world with Zoo campers!
If selected, he/she must:
There are numerous benefits to volunteering with the Camp Crew Volunteer Program! Many teens are able to use their volunteer experience to learn more about conservation and share their passion for animals in a whole new light. Volunteers have the opportunity to work with the public, which helps with public speaking skills. They also get to make new friends and gain volunteer hours for school. Those are just a few reason to apply!
All new applicants must submit a complete Camp Crew Teen Application (including two recommendations) found below which can be hand delivered or mailed to:
Volunteer Department, 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
Application deadline is April 1, 2017. All complete applicants will be contacted by April 15 with the status of their application.
The Birmingham Zoo’s Zoo Crew Teen Program is a group of elite teens that are handselected at the end of the summer from the Camp Crew Volunteer Program. Selected teens are invited to join the Zoo Crew Program and are privileged to continue to volunteer year round at the Zoo! Zoo Crew teens are eligible for more opportunities throughout the Zoo and can work towards a promotion into the ZooFari Teen Program which is the internal leadership Teen Volunteer Program. More information about the ZooCrew and ZooFari Teen Program will be given to any Camp Crew Volunteer who is invited into the program at the end of summer.