Education Volunteer Application Submit this application to be an Education Volunteer at the zoo. Today's Date* Month Day Year Name* First Last Birthday* Month Day Year Phone*Email* Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCabo VerdeCambodiaCameroonCanadaCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongoCongo, Democratic Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzechiaCôte d'IvoireDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatiniEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard Island and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKorea, Democratic People's Republic ofKorea, Republic ofKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacaoMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth MacedoniaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussian FederationRwandaRéunionSaint BarthélemySaint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan MayenSwedenSwitzerlandSyria Arab RepublicTaiwanTajikistanTanzania, the United Republic ofThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluTürkiyeUS Minor Outlying IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaViet NamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabweÅland Islands Country How did you hear about the volunteer program at the Lake Superior Zoo?*Why do you want to volunteer as a zoo interpreter/docent?*Do you have any experience in informal or formal education? If yes, please explain.*Do you have any experience in animal handling? If yes, please explain.*Do you have any experience in public speaking? If yes, please explain.*On a Scale of 1-10 (with 1 = "Not at all" and 10 = "Love to") how comfortable are you approaching and speaking to the public?* Would you be volunteering through another organization? If so, what organization?*Please List Your Current or Previous Employer:Current or Previous Job Title:Employer Name:Employer Address:Supervisor Name:Supervisor Phone NumberSupervisor Email May we contact this person for a reference? Please list any current and former volunteer experiences:Please list one non-related reference (can be from work, school, or another organization where you demonstrated work skills)*Name:Phone Number:Email:Company/Organization:Relationship to you:Year you met: Medical: This volunteer job requires volunteers to safely perform tasks summarized in this application. Can you perform these duties with (or without) reasonable volunteer job accommodation? If you require accommodation, please describe below.*Date of your last tetanus shot: MM slash DD slash YYYY Submitting this application means the following: • You are ready to commit to 72 hours of volunteer time over the course of 12 months beginning on the date of your volunteer orientation. • You are able to abide by the Lake Superior Zoo’s policies and procedures. • You are able to pass a criminal background check. • You have a passion for learning, fun, and inspiring visitors to make connections with our animals. PLEASE INITIAL BELOW:* By typing my name below, I acknowledge the following: • Before being accepted to any position, all volunteers must fill out a complete application, attend an interview with the Volunteer Manager, and pass a criminal background check. A selection process is used in the recruitment phase and not all applicants are accepted into the program. • I am at least 18 years of age or older, and understand that misrepresenting myself on this application will prohibit me from future acceptance into the program. • I certify that the information in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge and I understand that falsifying any information may result in termination of my participation in the volunteer program. • I agree to immediately notify the Lake Superior Zoo if I should be convicted of a crime involving dishonesty, breach of trust, controlled substances, sexual misconduct, abuse or violence while my application is pending or during my period of volunteer service. • As a volunteer at the Lake Superior Zoo, I understand that I will not come in contact or work directly with any dangerous animals such as tigers, lions, snow leopards, and monkeys.* CAPTCHACommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.