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Micke Grove Zoo

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Pudu fawn
A southern pudu fawn rests while she peers at zoo visitors

Animal Management section on Micke Grove Zoo is currently accepting volunteer applications for Zoo Cleanup positions.

These volunteers will be trained by Animal Management staff to assist with the following projects:
1. To assist in archiving old animal daily reports
2. Training to use ZIMS, a detailed animal records management software
3. To organize library books and other publications
4. Assisting to complete small projects that either include painting, or minor carpentry work

Volunteer Applicants Must have:
1. A strong commitment to advance the zoo’s goals in supporting animal conservation, education and welfare.
2. A positive demeanor
3. The ability to be focused and detail oriented
4. A positive work ethic
5. Team work ability

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About Micke Grove Zoo

Location:

11793 N Micke Grove Road, Lodi, CA 95240, US

Mission Statement

This vision of Micke Grove Zoo will be achieved by focusing on six action areas: • Conservation: Contributing to and strengthening conservation efforts by breeding endangered species of wildlife in captivity; • Education: Providing innovative learning experiences to visitors, particularly children and students on key conservation issues that will inspire them to take conservation actions; • Visitors: Provide the visiting public opportunities to spend quality time at our zoo; • Research: Conduct and support research in conservation and conservation education towards improving the zoo; • Staff and Volunteer : Support zoo staff's and volunteer's development to ensure their contribution in making Micke Grove Zoo a zoo-based conservation organization; • Financial Sustainability: Ensure the long-term financial sustainability of all zoo operations, maintain and improve assets and make meaningful and measurable investments in conservation

Description

Micke Grove Zoo is a captive wildlife center that is owned and run by a County government in California. This facility breeds threatened wildlife in captivity to support their conservation. Conservation education programs are conducted at the zoo to promote local knowledge on wildlife conservation. Volunteers are trained at this facility and some of them are hired on a regular basis.

Animals
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11793 N Micke Grove RdLodi, CA 95240

(38.08523,-121.26936)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Must be able to volunteer at least 1. one 4-hour shift per week - either 8:30 A.M to 12:30 P.M. and 1:00 to 5:00 P.M., and 2. for a minimum of 6 months.
  • 1. Able to work outdoors in the summer heat, and 2. Must have a negative tuberculin (TB) skin test (or lung x-ray) result conducted within the last two years.

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