WCS's Queens Zoo Is Accepting Applications for Volunteers
N.Y. – June X, 2011 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo is looking
animal lovers to join its team of dedicated volunteers. Program participants
will have the opportunity to teach visitors of all ages 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 special events at the zoo including annual holiday events like
Boo at the Zoo at Halloween and Presents to the Animals at Christmas. Most
importantly, becoming a volunteer means experiencing wildlife while having a
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 31.
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, available for a multi-week
training program, and able to commit at least four hours every week. For more
information or to download an application, visit www.queenszoo.com,
or call 718-271-1500 for more information.
Russo - 718-265-3428; firstname.lastname@example.org
Pulsinelli – 718-220-5182; email@example.com
The Wildlife Conservation
Society’s Queens Zoo – Open every day of the year. Admission
is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 65 and older, $5 for kids 3-12, free for
children under 3. Zoo hours are 10am to 5pm weekdays, and 10am – 5:30pm
weekends, April through October, and 10am – 4:30pm daily, November through
April. The Queens Zoo is located at 53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadow’s Corona
Park in Queens. For further
information, call 718-271-1500 or visit www.queenszoo.com.
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and
wild places worldwide. We 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
Special Note to the Media: If you would like to guide
your readers or viewers to a Web link where they can make donations in support
of helping save wildlife and wild places, please direct them to wcs.org.