Teen Animal Keeper


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1651 Coyote Point DriveSan Mateo, CA 94401
One of mammal species Wildlife Watchers observe for animal welfare research.



The Keeper In Training(KIT) program is designed for 14-17 year olds who want to learn what it is like to work in an animal-centered career. KITs assist our professional keepers with animal diet preparation and a lot of cleaning. They also spend time educating visitors of all ages about our wildlife and biofact collections. May train to handle and show animals from our education collection (such as snakes, cockroaches, and tortoise).

KITs volunteer for two 6-hour shifts per month for at least 6 months. Responsibilities and privileges increase the longer you volunteer. There will be two new Keepers In Training selected during this process.

Important: The full position description and application requirements are posted in the volunteer section of our website at www(dot)CuriOdyssey(dot)org. All application materials are due by March 2, 2018. Read position description thoroughly.

You will not receive a response directly from CuriOdyssey if you express an interest in this position through volunteermatch. You must go directly to our website.


  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two 6-hour shifts per month

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