Queens Zoo Accepting Applications For Volunteers
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Queens Zoo seeks volunteers. Program participants will have the opportunity to teach visitors about animals through guided tours, assisting with special programs and events, speaking at narrated feedings, and leading arts and crafts activities.
Queens Zoo volunteers have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of events at the zoo, including annual holiday programs.
Training classes are scheduled for January 5, 12, 19, 26 and February 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, available for a multi-week training program, and commit at least four hours every week. For more information or to apply, visit www.queenszoo.com or call 718-271-1500.
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo is open every day of the year. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 65 and older, $5 for kids ages three to 12, and free for children under three. Zoo hours are from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily, November through April. The Queens Zoo is located at 53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. They do so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together, these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth.
Anyone who wishes to, can make donations in support of helping save wildlife and wild places, by visiting www.wcs.org.