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ZooTEENS Applications Now Accepted
For immediate release:
Feb. 16, 2011
Melinda Arnold, Public Relations Director
marnold [at] dickersonparkzoo.org
Springfield, Mo. - Dickerson Park Zoo is now accepting applications for ZooTEENS, a summer youth volunteer program. Teens ages 13-17 can apply to assist the Friends of the Zoo Education Department in a variety of activities.
ZooTEENS assist as classroom aides for ZEBRA classes, interact with guests on the zoo grounds by teaching them about animals and displaying biofacts, help with animal observations, and care for education program animals.
ZooTEENS applications will be accepted until April 1 and should be accompanied by two letters of recommendation. To access the ZooTEENS application and for more information on the program visit Dickerson Park Zoo's website or call the zoo office at 417-833-1570.
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Dickerson Park Zoo is a division of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.