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Event Crew


Event Crew volunteers provide support to our events ensuring that all aspects are carried out. They work with staff and assist with aspects of event preparation and the running of events including, set up, registration, running games/booths, bartending, clean up, prep work, etc.*

*During COVID: Although we aren’t currently holding events, we know that one day we will be. Please reach out if you’d like to be notified of the next opportunity for event volunteering so we can add you to our volunteer email list.

Shift Times

Varied, generally evenings and weekends

Time Commitment

A minimum of 3 events per year.

Age Requirement

Must be 16+ (18+ for certain positions)
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Meet with staff at the start of the event to obtain specific information to their role including:

  • Assist with set-up and clean-up
  • Manage games
  • Registration
  • ID checks
  • Direct guests and vendors
  • Help with line control
  • Bartender


  • Ability to work with others and take direction
  • Hard-working and dependable
  • Able to work outside in all weather spring-fall (except in hazardous or overly-cold situations)
  • Friendly and engaging personality
  • Able to lift 25-50 pounds (necessary for some tasks)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to be understood over Zoo radio
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to make independent decision to aid guests
  • Experience with technology and money handling a plus


Short Orientation


Participate in out of the ordinary encounters and experiences, network with the community; help create lasting memories for Zoo guests, and recognition events.

Reports To

Volunteer Department