Brookfield Zoo is open 365 days a year! Envision providing a guided tour educating our guests about our animal collection and conservation mission while the lions roar, the Buffalo roam, and the giraffes graze upon leaves at the tree tops. Brookfield Zoo is open 365 days a year welcoming over 2 million guests annually. It is an amazing opportunity to actively engage our guests each of those 365 days creating a memorable guest experience that a guest will have for a lifetime.
The Camp and Overnite Program Lead position contributes to the success of the Chicago Zoological Society by providing the highest level of quality customer service and top-quality programming to camp and specialty program participants in order to further the Society’s mission of inspiring conservation leadership and providing excellent guest experiences.
Starting pay $15.25 per hour. High School diploma or GED equivalent required. The Play Partner (Seasonal) contributes to the success of the Chicago Zoological Society by facilitating play experiences in the Hamill Family Play Zoo for children, newborns to age 10, to provide fun and meaningful ways of connecting children with animals and nature and to provide adults with the approaches and encouragement to help children develop caring attitudes towards the natural world in support of the Societ
Pay rate $ 14.00 per hour. The Community Relations Program Assistant (Seasonal) contributes to the success of the Chicago Zoological Society by performing duties that support an important rung of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (“STEM”) Ladder program, which creates opportunities to inspire conservation leadership in diverse youth.
Starting pay $15.25 per hour. High School diploma or GED equivalent required. The Play Partner (Seasonal) contributes to the success of the Chicago Zoological Society by facilitating play experiences in the Hamill Family Play Zoo for children, newborns to age 10.
NatureStart™ is a professional development program that trains informal educators in museums, zoos, aquariums, and nature centers, along with other professionals who interact with young children and families, to develop and facilitate early childhood nature play programs, create play settings for nature-based early learning, and engage and interact with young children and their families to foster lifelong connections with nature.
Date and Time:
Monday, April 9, 2018, 9:00am to Saturday, April 14, 2018, 4:00pm
As a Camp and Specialty Programs Counselor Assistant, you must work 80% of the weeks that summer Zoo Camp is in session as well as attend all required trainings in the weeks prior to camp starting. Camp programs run from June through August, training takes place in May. The work schedule for Zoo Camp is generally Monday through Friday, 7 hours per day, based on camper enrollment. The work schedule for Safari Sleepovers is generally spring and fall, Friday evenings through Saturday mornings.
Starting pay $11.50 per hour. Multitple Openings! Apply Today! As a Motor Safari Adventure Guide (temporary), you will provide extraordinary guest experiences through the safe and conscientious operation of the Motor Safari trams and Snowball Express buses transporting guests on designated routes throughout the park. You will also operate the Carousel safely and conscientiously.