John Ball Zoo

Group Volunteering

Do you have an corporate group, organization, fraternity, or sorority looking for a way to give back to the community? Do you enjoy being outside? Join us at John Ball Zoo and by giving your time you will be helping us to support our conservation efforts here in Michigan and around the world!  

Opportunities

Our highest need is at our Zoo Goes Boo event in October. If any of the following events will fit with your groups schedule please contact me at Volunteers@jbzoo.org.

Rendezoo

When: June 14th 3 pm - 9 pm, Operations Help.

Why: This event is one of our most important fundraisers of the season, raises critical

funds in support your zoo’s efforts.

What: Making sure the bins are kept low for disposables. This would include pulling and

replacing bags and moving them to a designated location.

Who: 4 - 10 people 21 and over needed

 

Monster Mash

When: October 17th  4:15 pm - 7:45 pm

Why: Family friendly member event that kicks off our Halloween celebrations! This

event helps to raise funds that supports your zoo’s efforts!

What: Hand out treats at sponsored treat stations, inviting guests into the straw maze,

welcome members at the front gate and distribute event programs.

Who: Groups of 2-30, maximum of 30 per event day.

 

Zoo Goes Boo

When: October 18th, 19th, & 20th Zoo Goes Boo 1st weekend

October 25th, 26th, & 27th Zoo Goes Boo 2nd weekend

Why: Family friendly Halloween themed event that helps to raise funds to support your zoo’s efforts!

What: Handing out treats at sponsored treat stations, inviting guests into the straw

maze, welcome guests to the zoo and distribute event programs.

Who: Groups of 2-30, maximum of 30 volunteers per event day, over 200 needed over

the course of the event!


Opportunities are updated as the requests come in. If your group has a particular skill or project in mind please contact Jen at Volunteers@jbzoo.org.

 

 

 

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