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Volunteer: Zoo Uncorked

Friends of the National Zoo is seeking volunteers for Zoo Uncorked (formerly Grapes with the Apes) on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Zoo Uncorked is the Zoo's wine-tasting event, featuring vintners, food trucks and entertainment. Ticket sales from the event benefit conservation, research and education programs at the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.

Volunteer check-in opens at 4:30 p.m., and all volunteers are asked to be checked in by 5 p.m. Volunteers must be able to stay until 9:20 p.m. to assist with clean up.

Volunteers will be assigned a role at check-in that may include (but is not limited to) helping with registration, greeting guests at the VIP area, manning the prize wheel station and helping to serve guests at the event’s soda and water stations.

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Training will be provided on the job.

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Please note: Staff and volunteers may not visit the booths to sample wine or food. This policy is consistent with the product sampling policy for all FONZ fundraising events. However, dinner will be provided to volunteers at check-in. Please note: a vegetarian option will be available but we will not be able to accommodate other dietary restrictions.