We are currently accepting applications for the following job opportunities:
- High School Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Summer 2014
- Special Event Internship - Summer 2014
- Part-Time Education Instructor
High School Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Summer 2014
Are you 15-18 years old and interested in education, biological science or simply volunteering in your community? The Zoological Society’s Conservation Education department is looking for high school students to volunteer in our 2014 Summer Camp program. Selected students will spend 2 consecutive weeks assisting with children’s activities, Zoo tours and camp preparation.
This opportunity is open to Zoological Society members as well as non-members. Applications can be downloaded below OR to request an application and receive interview and training information call Christopher Uitz at (414) 258-5058, ext. 428. Application deadline: April 2, 2014
Click here for requirements and more details about this volunteer opportunity.
The above application is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. It requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded here.
Special Event Internship - Summer 2014
Where: Zoological Society of Milwaukee (Milwaukee County Zoo Grounds, 10005 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226-4383)
Hours: 35-40 hours per week
Pay Rate: $9 per hour
Start date: Late May 2014
End Date: Late September 2014 (date flexible)
Application deadline: March 14, 2014
- Desire to learn more about special event planning.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced setting.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- A positive attitude and flexibility in an ever-changing environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required, as well as a willingness to learn other software programs.
- Candidates must have a car and be willing to work additional hours on nights and weekends for special events.
This internship program will begin in late May and end in late September to coincide with our summer event season.
The special event intern assists in planning four major events throughout the summer. The largest of these is Zoo Ball. For this event, the intern will assist in a variety of tasks including auction preparation and organization, registration and helping with set-up and take-down. The intern will help organize an auction for our annual golf outing, enter data for registrants for our overnight camping event, and work to solicit new corporations to form teams for our bike ride. The intern is expected to work at all four of the events. The intern will also assist our Publications Department to manage the photo database, and other duties as assigned.
Questions? Contact Monique at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-258-2333 ext. 216.
To apply, please forward a resume, as well as a cover letter or description of why you are interested in this position to email@example.com.
Part-Time Education Instructor Position at the Zoo
Programs for 2-year-olds (w/ an adult)
Interested in teaching in the education department at the Zoo? The Zoological Society has a part-time early childhood teaching position open. This position involves teaching 2-year-old (w/adult) education programs on select Saturdays and Sundays from September 2014 to May 2015 (option to teach other ages and continue future employment based on performance).
For more information and application deadlines please click here.