Bear Hollow Zoo: General Volunteer

Project Description:

General Zoo Volunteers help with a variety of tasks. 


Bear Hollow Zoo Volunteers

Bear Hollow Zoo Volunteers Regulations:

  • Volunteers who are committed to the overall wellbeing of BHZ.
  • You may not work directly with animals each volunteer shift.
  • Are able to volunteer any time of day from 8:30- 5:00 pm
  • This team performs tasks around the zoo such as:
    • Animal Enrichment development
    • Animal Interpretation
    • Animal Exercise Yard Interpreter (weather dependent)
    • Diet Preparation
    • Animal Observations
    • Horticulture
    • Habitat Pools maintenance
    • Way finding
    • Reptile house guide
    • Habitat restoration
    • Facility clean up


Bear Hollow Zoo Volunteers Requirements:

  • 16 years old
  • Must work at least 8 hours total per month
    • This is a minimum requirement. You are able to work as often as you’d like.
  • Completing the monthly hours requirement is solely the responsibility of the volunteer.
  • Failure to meet monthly requirement will result in volunteer being dropped from the BHZ volunteer program. They cannot apply again until the next training course is offered.

Volunteers Needed:
Project Meeting
Bear Hollow Zoo

293 Gran Ellen Dr.
Athens, GA 30606

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Project Organizer: Kelly Garrison
706-340-0553 / 706-340-0553
Project Category:
Bear Hollow Zoo / General Volunteer (ZOO)