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Volunteer: Boo at the Zoo

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Boo at the Zoo is Washington D.C.'s favorite not-so-spooky Halloween event. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. Boo at the Zoo is a fundraising event run by the Friends of the National Zoo to help support the Smithsonian's National Zoo's science, animal care and educational programs.

Dates: Oct. 18, 19 and 20, 2019

Time: Volunteer check-in opens at 4:30 p.m. Volunteer shifts are from 5-8:45 p.m.

Volunteer Roles: Volunteer roles include helping as ticket-takers at registration, passing out treats, assisting with activities, managing crowds and assisting the event team. Volunteer roles will be assigned at check-in.

Age Range: 

18+

Commitment: 

one-day

Special qualifications: 

Volunteers should be comfortable with a hilly and possibly lengthy walk to their assigned station. Volunteers must be comfortable being outside for the duration of the event.

Training: 

Staff will be on hand to provide on the job training.

Location: 

Washington DC

Status: 

Closed

Category: 

Special Events

Contact phone: 

202-633-3049

Additional information: 

Boxed meals will be provided for you to take to your assigned area.*

*A vegetarian option will be available, but we are unable to accommodate other dietary restrictions.