JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a job that is fun and rewarding? The Valley Zoo Development Society’s mission is to raise funds and promote awareness to ensure the continued development of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. This is achieved through the events and various programs that the VZDS runs throughout the year. Each year the Valley Zoo Development Society donates thousands to the Edmonton Valley Zoo for development and continual improvement. Recently the VZDS has committed to raising over $9 million dollars to fund the Natures Wild Back Yard portion of the Valley Zoo Revitalization project. If you would like to be a part of our team and help us reach our goal, apply for one of the jobs listed below.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

Position: Program Assistant
Employer: Valley Zoo Development Society
Duration: 8 Weeks / Temporary
Start: July 1st to August 25th, 2019 (June start possible. / Contact us for details.)

Requirements:  Individual MUST be outgoing, personable, comfortable talking and engaging with strangers, must be comfortable working independently and with a team, must be open to new learning opportunities, some retail and programming experience would be an asset, the odd physical labor is required so must be willing and able to lift and move product. This position is open to High School and Post-Secondary students returning to school in the fall. 

Description: The Valley Zoo Development Society is looking for a Program Assistant to join our little team! 

We are the partner charity to the Edmonton Valley Zoo and with that we have different fundraising initiatives. Within those initiatives we manage the Adopt an Animal Program at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. This position will report to the Program Coordinator.

If you love animals, conservation, education and working with a small team of go-getters this position is for you!

The Program Assistant will:

• Assist with the revision and redevelopment of the Adopt an Animal (AAA) Program
• Put together program packages
• Assist storefront staff with presentation of the AAA Program
• Assist with donor data entry and filing

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to vzds@buildingourzoo.com.


 

Position: Engagement/Merchandising and Display Specialist
Employer: Valley Zoo Development Society
Duration: 8 Weeks / Temporary
Start: July 1st to  August 25th, 2019 (June start possible. / Contact us for details.)

Requirements:  Individual MUST be outgoing, personable, comfortable talking and engaging with strangers, must be comfortable working independently and with a team, must be open to new learning opportunities, some retail experience would be an asset, the odd physical labor is required so must be willing and able to lift and move product. This position is open to High School and Post-Secondary students returning to school in the fall. 

Description: The Valley Zoo Development Society is looking for a Merchandising and Display Specialist to join our little team!

We are the partner charity to the Edmonton Valley Zoo and with that we have different fundraising initiatives. Within those initiatives we run the Zootique (Gift Shop) at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. This position will report to the Store Manager.

If you love animals, conservation, education and working with a small team of go-getters this position is for you!

The Merchandising and Display Specialist will:

•Help with counting new product, organizing and the ordering process for the store.
• Assist in filing and data entry for the Zootique
• Display design and orginization of the store
• Displays for special promotions/ events

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to vzds@buildingourzoo.com.

HELP BUILD OUR ZOO!

It is through today’s zoos that future generations will come to a greater understanding of the human impact on the natural world and be motivated to preserve it and reverse the damage already done. Every donation, big or small, helps us revitalize our beloved Edmonton Valley Zoo! Thank you for caring for the animals, our children's future and the planet!