Scovill Zoo offering free volunteer classes

DECATUR - Scovill Zoo is offering an exciting volunteer opportunity for individuals who enjoy working with animals and children, beginning in February.

Every Tuesday, from February 3 until April 7, Scovill Zoo will hold volunteer training classes.  Each session will last from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  Training will cover animal handling techniques, biology review, and instruction for various zoo volunteer duties.

The training sessions are being offered for free, and no previous volunteer experience is required.  Registration, an interview, and a background check are required in order to participate.  For more details on this opportunity, call (217) 421-7435.
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