Early Childhood Education Assistants

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Blank Park Zoo

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Join our early childhood team in helping to provide educational, enriching and fun experiences at Blank Park Zoo. Volunteers will work with and assist the education department during weekly early childhood classes, for children ages two - four. Education staff will lead the classes; volunteers may help greet participants, support participants during learning activities and crafts, monitor oven and/or stove top when needed and help keep supplies in order.

Zoo Tots (children ages 2-4 years): Alternating Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Zoo Tots Cooking (children ages 2-4 years): Alternating Saturdays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoo Tunes (children ages 1-2.5 years): Tuesdays, 4:00 - 7:00 PM

**Polliwogs (children ages 1-2.5 years): Mondays, 4:00-7:30 PM

**Polliwogs must have animal handling training

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7401 SW 9th StDes MoinesDes Moines, IA 50315



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 4 hours depends on class

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