The Birmingham Zoo
Hoots and Howls
Birmingham Zoos New Halloween Event
It’s that time of year again! The Birmingham Zoo is looking for volunteers to make our new Halloween daytime event “Hoots and Howls”, a fun and safe event for kids and families. It takes about 30 volunteers per day to make Hoots and Howls a success! We would appreciate your help in informing eligible students, teachers, friends, family members, and others about these upcoming volunteer opportunities.
*Please Note: Shifts Times are: 9:30am-12:30pm & 12:00pm-4:00pm
Must be at least 14 years of age
If you are 18 or over you must be affiliated with a group, organization, business or corporation in order to be considered for this opportunity
Volunteers must sign up in advance.
All volunteers must bring a signed release form. (Teens) Those under 18 must have a parent’s or guardian’s signature on their form in order to volunteer.
Must attend an orientation session on your first volunteer shift
All volunteers must sign in upon arrival and sign out when leaving the Zoo
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – All positions are assigned the day of volunteering - some positions may include: Candy Cave volunteers, activity and game volunteers, etc.
Hoots and Howls is an outdoor event. Please keep in mind that the month of October has unpredictable weather. What is comfortable at the sign-in time may not be later in the day. Please think about layered clothing, hats, gloves, and scarves to keep you warm. Volunteers may wear festive costumes but all attire must be family-friendly and no costume masks will be allowed for volunteers. If you have any questions please contact the Volunteer Department before the event.
LUNCH AND VALUABLES
Please do not bring anything of value to the Zoo. The Zoo is not responsible for any lost items. The Zoo cannot provide storage for purses or other items. If you leave your items, you will have to be responsible for any losses. Please eat before you come to this event, but you will be given a lunch break!
If it is raining, please call the Zoo to inquire about the status of Hoots and Howls at 205-909-4561.
Collin Howell, Volunteer Manager | (205)909-4561 | [email protected]
|| Collin Howell