ZooCamp Teen Assistants (T.A.)

Summer 2023 - specific dates TBD

Grades 9–12

Feel free to look over the different job descriptions below. Applications for summer 2023 will open around February of that year.

About The Program

Love kids, nature, and ZooCamp? We need your help! Join our ZooCamp Teen Assistant program and spend three weeks playing with kids, helping to lead activities, making crafts, dressing up in costumes and, of course, having fun all while earning community service hours. Teen Assistants are truly an integral part of the camp experience! Teen Assistants should be energetic and enjoy spending time with children. This program is designed for teens entering grades 9–12 in the Fall of 2022.

We have 3 different Teen Assistant positions. Find the different job descriptions, applications and other information below.

All Teen Assistant applications must be submitted by May 1st in order to be considered. Applicants that submit their application early will be prioritized.

Summer ZooCamp is broken into 5 different sessions and different TA positions have different required time commitments. The sessions for summer 2022 are as follows:

June 6-17, 2022 | June 20-July 1, 2022 | July 11-22, 2022 | July 25-August 5, 2022 | August 8-12, 2022

Teen Assistant

Unpaid Volunteer Position

Responsibilities
Requirements
Application Process

Complete the 2022 Teen Assistant Application by the May 1st deadline. As part of the application process, you will be asked to upload one letter of recommendation that must be completed by an adult who is not related to you.

If you are a returning Teen Assistant from previous years, you will fill out the Returning Teen Assistant Application and will not need letters of recommendation.

We will get in touch with you through email by May 15th, 2022 to let you know if you have been selected to be a TA this summer and tell you which week(s) you will be volunteering. If you have not heard from us by May 15th, please contact me using the email link at the bottom of this page.

Lead Teen Assistant

Paid Position - $400/week, assuming full attendance

Responsibilities
Requirements
Application Process

Complete the 2022 Lead Teen Assistant Application by the May 1st deadline. As part of the application process, you will be asked to upload TWO letters of recommendation that must be completed by adults who are not related to you.

We will get in touch with you through email by May 15th, 2022 to schedule an interview if you are chosen to move on to that stage of the process. If you have not heard from us by May 15th, please contact me using the email link at the bottom of this page.

Teen Assistant Intern

Paid Position - $500/week, assuming full attendance

Responsibilities
Requirements
Application Process

Complete the 2022 Teen Assistant Intern Application by the May 1st deadline. As part of the application process, you will be asked to upload TWO letters of recommendation that must be completed by adults who are not related to you.

We will get in touch with you through email by May 15th, 2022 to schedule an interview if you are chosen to move on to that stage of the process. If you have not heard from us by May 15th, please contact me using the email link at the bottom of this page.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Still have questions? Please contact:

Teen Volunteer Programs

Nathaniel Landers

(510) 632-9525 ext. 201

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