The students are also given opportunities to help with hands-on fieldwork in regional locations.
The Teen Volunteer program is primarily a summer program.
Applications for the Teen Volunteer program are accepted in early spring.
Volunteer Requirements: All teen volunteers must work five days per week for two or three weeks as a Zoo Camp Aide.
Shifts are full days during the summer; weekend shifts during the school year are three hours long.
Zoo Camp Aides assist the instructors and counselors in the care of the children taking part in the summer camp program and during the winter and spring break camps.
Duties include: escorting the children from the entrance gate to the classroom; preparing snacks; keeping the classroom clean; escorting the children to the restroom and on walks inside the Zoo.
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Do you want to be a part of wildlife conservation and education while having a good time? Volunteers play an important role in helping Zoo Miami's guests to connect, care, and conserve our wildlife and their habitats.
The Conservation Teen Scientist program (CTS) provides high school students with valuable volunteer opportunities within Zoo Miami with a primary focus on visitor interpretation.
CTS students receive training in environmental conservation topics and develop useful life skills while helping Zoo Miami achieve its educational mission.