Typically the program length is determined by the number of hours the individual or organization is required to fulfill. For students this can range from 40 hours to over 100 hours.
The program timetable is flexible, and tailored to individual availability.
Volunteers and Co-Op guests are typically students above the age of 16. The individuals skills and abilities will be taken into account before being accepted into the program, and acceptance is solely at the discretion of the Program Coordinator.
- A cover letter detailing why our program is of interest to you, what you hope to achieve from the program and your future goals
- A resume with prior work and education history (if applicable)
Program intake and orientation occurs once a month. You will receive follow-up according to the Program Coordinator’s intake schedule.
- Appropriate husbandry and care for a limited range of our extensive collection of our 500 animals spanning over 130 different species
- Aiding in meal preparation for common reptiles
- Participation in Reptilia’s ongoing research projects
- Discussions on Animal Welfare and Care
- Develop useful knowledge of common reptiles
- Organization of educational materials
- Beginner-level strategies for reptile care
- Zoo exhibit maintenance