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Posted on: February 11, 2021

The Idaho Falls Zoo Needs YOU!

training 2021

The Idaho Falls Zoo needs YOU! 

Adult volunteers are essential to the success of the Idaho Falls Zoo. Volunteers assist with conservation presentations and education programs, special events, grounds and exhibit maintenance, gardening and more.

Applications to volunteer will be available starting Friday, February 12 at the Idaho Falls Zoo’s website under the "Get Involved" tab. Applications for adult volunteers (ages 18+) are due February 28, 2021.

Once accepted, all new volunteers must pass a city background check and attend a series of training programs. Adult volunteers are required to become members of the Zoological Society, purchase a uniform shirt, and may be required to submit medical information. The approximate program costs annually are $50.

For questions, contact Emily Holschuh, volunteer coordinator at (208) 612-8453 or eholschuh@idahofallszoo.org.

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Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff, please contact the City of Idaho Falls Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306 or at bcranor@idahofallsidaho.gov

About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park: With more than 330 individual animals representing 120 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo has the largest collection of animals in the state of Idaho and is considered the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 national Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website.


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