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Naples Zoo

County: Collier
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Historical & Cultural Sites
Details: Nationally accredited as both zoo and botanical garden, Naples Zoo plays host to over 360,000 guests a year, creating truly memorable experiences through diverse educational presentations, guided cruises, special animal encounters and more. As a natural crossroads for families, biologists, and educators, Naples Zoo plays a critical role in nurturing appreciation for the natural world by providing an educational nature experience for people of all ages. The unique combination of lush, tropical flora and exotic animal habitats creates a beautifully inspiring backdrop for visitors to connect with nature and to enhance their understanding of wildlife and the habitats in which wild animals live. After all, if we can inspire our guests to make just one change toward the conservation of our natural world, then we have succeeded at a most important task. The Zoo is a 501(c)(3) charitable institution.
Job Description: Both unpaid internships (see volunteer opportunities are available.

Only need a few hours?  Help out on the First Saturday of the month or with Special Events. Usually books up a month ahead so sign up early! Evening hours are only for some Special Events.

Want more hours and career building experience? Join as a regular volunteer helping in a wide variety of areas from informal talks with guests about our animals, to preparing animal diets, to running the AV equipment in our Show booth!
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Mrs. Jessica Deering
1590 Goodlette R.
Naples, FL 34102
Phone: (239) 262-5409 136
Secondary Contact: Volunteer ZOO
Phone: (239) 262-5409
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Regular volunteers receive free admission for themselves and 3 named guests, educational opportunities, exhibit previews and more.

One time volunteers can see the Zoo after their shift if during regular Zoo hours.
Additional Information: We have conservation/environmental related areas as well as Special Events and Marketing.  Call to learn what option is the perfect fit for you needs and career goals!

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