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Wild Lights Festival Volunteer Opportunities

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Blank Park Zoo

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • Spots available: 7

We are looking for volunteers to help with the Wild Lights Festival being held April 1 - May 31st.

Opportunities include:

Every night of Wild Lights Wednesdays- Sundays 6:45 - 9:45pm
Welcome Attendants - Welcome guests as they enter the Zoo, make sure they have their tickets, let guests know if there are tickets available to purchase that evening
Random Acts of Kindness - be stations at the Red Panda, Kid Kingdom or Snow Monkey area to help answers questions, check in with guests

Friday - Sunday 6:45 - 9:45pm
Bartenders - Eagle and Event Center Areas

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About Blank Park Zoo


7401 SW 9TH ST, DES MOINES, IA 50315, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education, research, and recreation.


The Blank Park Zoo is located in Des Moines, IA and manages 49 acres of land. Of that, 22 acres have been developed into animal exhibits or facilities.

Currently there are 104 different animal species and 1,484 animal specimens cared for at the Blank Park Zoo.

Individuals age 18 and over may volunteer for most special events, visitor services, office support, and grounds without adult supervision. Children ages 13-17 may participate in special events only under the supervision of a parent/guardian. Education volunteers must be 18 or older.

ZooCrew is a special volunteer program for teens 13-17 years old. Applications are accepted until April 27th for the 2012 summer.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


Thu Apr 01, 2021 - Mon May 31, 2021
06:45 PM - 09:45 PM  






  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • 3.5 hours
  • Must wear a mask

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