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Are you inspired to be a part of an organization committed to protecting wildlife around the globe? San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is a mission-based, non-profit wildlife conservation organization with two world famous front doors where we unite our passion for wildlife, expertise in wildlife care, and conservation science to save species from the brink of extinction. Our commitment is to provide visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park as opportunities to learn about and engage with best-in-class conservation work, and how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife everyday.
HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Education Program Aide will perform all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Education Program Aide provides Educator Guide level program support for Education programs during the summer. This position reports to the Education Supervisors.
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Education Program Aides will assist Educator Guides during summer programs and Zoo Summer Camp. Duties include preparing program materials, leading at least one Summer Camp lesson a week (if applicable), group management, keeping kids safe, and facilitating the engagement of program participants. Work duties will sometimes take place in close proximity to exotic animals within the Zoo’s collection, however, Program Aides do not handle animals. All Program Aides will assist with general maintenance and will perform other duties as assigned. Shifts may be scheduled at any time during Monday through Sunday for up to 40 hours per week. Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of supplies and equipment. Program Aides may be required to drive an electric cart on Zoo grounds. Dependability is essential.
Experience working with children is required and bilingual candidates are preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age. A valid California driver license in good standing is required.
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SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance makes every effort to ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals and abides by EEO and nondiscrimination provisions of all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.
Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!
Education Program Aide - Seasonal Part time - San Diego Zoo - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)
San Diego Zoo Wildlife AllianceSan Diego, CA 92101Phone: 16192311515
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