Be a Teen TWIG!

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The Wildlife Interpretive Guides or "TWIGs" at CuriOdyssey enhance the visitor experience by engaging visitors in conversation to help them observe and learn about our animals and biofact collection. Teens may volunteer when partnered with a parent and may start animal handling training after several months of dependable service.

Required commitment: Two 2-hour shifts per month for at least one year.

Next training to be held on 3 Saturdays in September/October.

If interested, complete CuriOdyssey Volunteer Application by August 9, available online in the Get Involved: Volunteer section, at www(dot)CuriOdyssey(dot)org. Interviews must be completed by August 23.

Located in Coyote Point Park in San Mateo, CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground where visitors observe wild animals and experiment with real scientific phenomena. Each year, more than 100,000 kids enjoy our in-house designed and fabricated science exhibits, native animal zoo, wildlife programming, and science classes and camps.

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1651 Coyote Point DriveSan Mateo, CA 94401



  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Environmental Education


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 2-hour shifts per month for at least one year

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