Could 3, 2022 – The ABQ BioPark has some thrilling new chances for teenager volunteers this summer months!
Now, teens 14 and older can serve as nature guides, supporting with summertime discovery stations at the Zoo, Aquarium and Botanic Garden. Teenagers 16 and more mature can also volunteer as conservation camp counselors for Camp BioPark at the Zoo, Aquarium, Tingley Seashore and Botanic Backyard garden.
This year, the BioPark is implementing new opportunities for our teen volunteers. The two camp counselors and nature guides will have the exclusive prospect to apply for our new vocation exploration method, and will have prospects to take part in service jobs throughout the BioPark!
The vocation exploration alternative (out there for teens ages 16-18) will enable teen volunteers to show up at shows and palms-on routines with staff members to master all the possibilities for doing the job at the BioPark. “Our purpose is to exhibit our teenagers how to carve their possess paths to these careers,” mentioned Rebecca Pry, ABQ BioPark volunteer specialist.
Teenagers 14-18 will also have the option to just take portion in 7 days-extensive tasks in which they can aid add to an on-grounds tasks. Some of these assignments contain aiding workers in the Botanic Garden, building enrichment items for our animals, and retaining a hydroponics tower.
“We enjoy our teenager volunteers, and are fired up to offer some new options that will aid them check out their personal foreseeable future profession paths,” stated Pry.
In purchase to volunteer for the ABQ BioPark this summer time, teens have to very first fill out the teen volunteer software. The application deadline for the May possibly 14 orientation is Might 9. After acquiring a confirmation from the ABQ BioPark, they’ll be invited to one of the impending required orientations:
Camp Counselor Orientation: May well 14, 10 a.m.-midday
Teen Mother nature Tutorial Orientation: May well 28, 10 a.m.- midday