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Toledo Zoo looking for volunteers

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Toledo, Ohio -- The Toledo Zoo is accepting applications for adults interested in volunteering at the Zoo. This is an opportunity for people 18 and over to get involved in the community and meet new people while learning about animals and conservation.

Two volunteer programs are available: Exhibit Guides and Clerical Volunteers.

Exhibit Guides work on Zoo grounds to educate the public about Zoo animals and maintain visitor traffic flow through the exhibits in a timely, friendly manner. Exhibit Guides also help ensure the safety of the animals and the visitors while promoting a positive viewing experience for everyone. The primary areas needing Exhibit Guides this year are the award-winning children's zoo. Nature's Neighborhood, and the new Australian-themed Exhibit opening May 24, Wild Walkabout, presented by Mercy.

Clerical Volunteers help prepare mailings, stuff envelopes, collate and organize binders and enter data. "When people consider volunteering at the Zoo, they typically think about the animal areas or our education department," Bill Davis, the Zoo's volunteer manager, said. "But the Zoo has several offices that also want help. Clerical Volunteers are wonderful people for who, we have a real need."

For more information about volunteer programs, visit toledozoo.org/volunteers or contact Bill Davis at 419.385.5721 or bill.davis@toledozoo.org.

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