The 2011 Zoofari Black & White Lemur Ball was a wonderful evening. As well as being a fun night, the evening was a fabulous success. With so much support we raised a total of $506,000 through ticket sales, auctions, lucky key, raffle and pledges.
Visitor Services Volunteers work throughout the Zoo providing information and interpretation about the Zoo and its animals to visitors.
Visitor Services is suitable for those who like working with the public.
Volunteer Keepers and Food Prep Volunteers assist the keepers with general keeping duties including cleaning exhibits and food preparation.
Life Sciences is suitable for people prepared for hard work, early hours, all weather and manual tasks.
Animal enrichment, animal watch and water testing volunteers are involved in the creation of enrichment devices for our animals; monitoring Zoo animal behaviour; and scientific research such as water testing.
Animal watch, enrichment and water testing is suitable for those who prefer less face-to-face interaction with the public.
Education Volunteering is a new program under development, set to start in late 2013, they will provide support for school groups and the Zoo’s education team.
Education is suitable for those who enjoy working with students in a more formal program.