2019 Detroit Zoo Volunteen - Counselor-In-Training
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Detroit Zoo! The teen volunteers in the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program at the Detroit Zoo are responsible for assisting with groups of 10-14 youth on hikes, activities, and crafts throughout the summer. All CITs must commit to attend one training session (Tuesday, June 19, 1 - 4 p.m. or Thursday, June 21, 1 - 4 p.m.) and volunteer for two full weeks of camp during the summer (8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.). Please carefully review the following information about our CIT volunteer program before applying.

Requirements:
Must be a mature and energetic teen, age 16-17
Experience working with youth preferred
Must be willing to work outside
Must have access to reliable transportation to and from the Detroit Zoo
Must provide two references - teacher, community leader, counselor, etc.
Must have work permit completed prior to volunteering
Application must be submitted by April 30, 2019

Benefits:
Gain leadership experience
Develop problem-solving skills
Learn to work successfully with a team
Experience a professional work setting
Earn community service hours
Spend time at the wildest place in town!

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Are you a past participant in Detroit Zoo Safari Camp? *
Are you a past Detroit Zoo Volunteen participant (Counselor-In-Training, Zoo Corp)? *
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If accepted as a CIT, you are required to volunteer at least two full weeks of Summer Safari Camp. Please check all weeks you are available. *
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If accepted as a CIT, you will receive two uniform camp shirts. Please check T-shirt size.
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