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VISITORS: Please note that the Zoo will close early to pedestrians and vehicular traffic on Oct. 20, 21 and 22 in preparation for Boo at the Zoo. Please visit the hours page for full details.
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Volunteer: Boo at the Zoo

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The annual Boo at the Zoo event depends on volunteer support.

Date: Oct. 20, 21 and 22, 2017

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

Age Requirement: 
15+
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. Volunteers must check in and be at their assigned location by 5 p.m. at the latest and must stay for the entire event. Volunteers are expected to help clean up their stations after the event ends at 8:30 p.m.
Training: 

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

Location: 
Washington DC
Status: 
Closed
Volunteer Opportunity Category: 
Special Events
Contact phone: 
202-633-4456
Additional information: 

Volunteer Check-In will be at the Visitor Center and will open at 4:30 p.m. Please try to check in as close to 4:30 p.m. as possible and no later than 5 p.m.

You may sign up to work Saturday, Sunday or both days. Be sure to indicate on the registration form which day(s) you would like to volunteer.

Dinner: Boxed meals will be provided for you to take to your assigned area.
A vegetarian option will be available, but we will not be able to accommodate other dietary restrictions.