Home School Safari Assistants


Cause Areas


Fri Sep 15, 2017 01:00 PM - Fri Apr 13, 2018 04:00 PM


7401 SW 9th StDes Moines, IA 50315


Join our homeschool instructional team in helping to provide educational, enriching and fun experiences at Blank Park Zoo. Volunteers will work with and assist the education department during monthly homeschool classes. Education staff will lead the classes; volunteers may help greet participants and parents, support participants during learning activities, help keep supplies in order, and provide additional eyes, ears, and hands during classroom and outdoor activities.

Volunteers should be available on the 2 nd Friday of the month September - December 2017 and January - April 2018. Volunteer time is 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Possibly longer if agreed upon. Classes are typically split in developmental age levels of 5-6 years old, 7-9 years old and 10 - 12 years old; volunteers would be assigned one age level. There are no opportunities for animal interactions with this volunteer position.


  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours

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