Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Zoo Crew Training program participant with the Dallas Zoo. Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer all of the short-answer questions on their own to the best of their ability. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.


Zoo Crew Training Program Information


Demographic Information

Please provide us with the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.



Parent/Guardian & Emergency Contact Information

Please provide us with information about your parents or guardians. In the event of an emergency, who should we notify if we cannot reach your parent or guardian?



Email Preferences

We keep Zoo Crew members informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email. Please enter an email address that is checked on a regular basis so you don't miss any pertinent information.



Availability

Please indicate your Zoo Crew Training program choice(s). If you are accepted to be a Zoo Crew Training program participant, we will assign you to one of our 3-week Zoo Crew Training programs. You are required to be present each Monday-Friday during the entire three week period. The shifts are from 8:30am-3:30pm.



Training Program Choices:

June 1, 2020 - June 19, 2020

June 22, 2020 - July 10, 2020

July 20, 2020 - August August 7, 2020



Medical Information

Please indicate if there is any medical information we need to be aware of. To ensure the safety of our volunteers and animals, it is necessary to have the following information. The application is confidential and will not determine the applicant's acceptance into the Zoo Crew Training program.



Zoo Crew Training Program Applicant Questions #1-2

Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer the following questions in the box below. These questions are about you and for us to get to know you better. Please number your answers.



Zoo Crew Training Program Applicant Questions #3-4

Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer the following questions in the box below. These questions are about you and for us to get to know you better. Please number your answers.



Zoo Crew Training Program Applicant Questions #5-6

Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer both of the following questions in the box below. These questions are scenarios that could come up when assisting with our camp program. Please number your answers.



Zoo Crew Training Program Applicant Question #7

Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer the following question in the box below. This question is about you and for us to get to know you better. Please number your answer.



Zoo Crew Training Program Applicant Question #8

Zoo Crew Training program applicants must answer the following question in the box below. This question is about parent/guardian contact information. Please number your answer.



Skills and Qualifications

Please let us know of any special skills or qualities you have to be a Zoo Crew Training program member.



I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this form does not automatically register me as a Zoo Crew Training program participant at the Dallas Zoo. I understand that there are certain qualifications I must meet, including but not limited to: fully answered application questions on this form, attending and passing a mandatory interview (if invited), acceptance of new and established policies and procedures before I may begin as a Zoo Crew Training participant (if accepted), and attending a required full-day orientation training on the first day of my assigned Zoo Crew Training program session (if accepted).


By submitting this form I attest that the information I have provided is true and accurate. I attest that I (the Zoo Crew Training program applicant) answered the application questions to the best of my ability.