Woodland Park Zoo has partnered with Miami University's Advanced Inquiry Program to offer an Master of Arts in Teaching in the Biological Sciences. Students work at the zoo with in Seattle, Washington, while taking online coursework. Learn more about the program on Woodland Park Zoo's website.
This position is grant funded through March 2024. and will lead the evaluation of an initiative focused on building sustainable community partnerships and co-designing empathy-informed programming with community partners. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with dynamic community stakeholders and using participatory approaches in their practice.
The position is hybrid, with time split between working remotely and onsite.
Are you interested in inspiring children to make conservation a priority in their lives by making connections with animals and nature at a zoo? Woodland park zoo is hiring 40 full-time seasonal camps instructors ($20/hr)
Love animals? Want to make a positive impact on the planet? Come join Woodland Park Zoo as an Empathy Collaborative Coordinator! There is one temporary, part-time, non-benefitted position available. This position will support the operations of the Empathy Collaborative Program through event coordination, communication, and financial administration. This is a limited duration, grant funded position ending March 31, 2024.
Love animals? Want to make a positive impact on the planet? Come join Woodland Park Zoo as an Empathy Collaborative Specialist! This position, in collaboration with Learning & Innovation department leadership and staff, will work with community partners to co-design environmental programs that meet shared zoo and community partners’ goals. This is a limited duration, grant-funded position ending March 31, 2024.
Responsible for coordinating schedules and resources, and leading development, implementation, presentation, promotion and evaluation of programs and activities which support the zoo’s business and mission. Typically, 80 percent of a Lead Learning Facilitators’ time will be spent on development and other office tasks and 20 percent of their time will be spent engaging with audiences.
Woodland Park Zoo is seeking dynamic individuals to support an array of summer programs both on and off zoo grounds. Roles may include facilitating nature-based play with families at our early childhood indoor play space known as Zoomazium, inspiring zoo guests to take every day conservation actions through our on-grounds public programs, and assisting staff presenters with animal programs out in the community.
Responsible for implementation and presentation of programs, experiences, and activities that support the Zoo’s business and mission. Uphold a commitment to the mission of the zoo and the organization’s Core Values.
Educator professional development with Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WA!
Global Biomes: Island Life
Session 1: Saturday, March 23, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Session 2: Monday, April 15, 7:00-9:30 p.m., Wild Seas: Secret Shores (National Geographic Live presentation)
Session 3: Saturday, April 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m
Through experiences on zoo grounds, presentations, discussions and activities, this course will focus on the ecology and biology of island habitats and species.
Date and Time:
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 8:30am to Saturday, April 20, 2019, 3:30pm
Educator professional development with Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle, WA!
Saturday, March 9, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Woodland Park Zoo.
This course is most appropriate for educators of students in grades K-8.
In this Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) focused workshop, we will explore how to help students develop a deeper understanding of local ecosystems and organisms through observing and documenting nature in their neighborhoods!
As part of the dynamic Learning & Innovation Department, the Lead Learning Facilitator (Inclusion) will develop and implement strategies, partnerships, processes and trainings in creation of a new Volunteer Inclusion Program. The person in this position will serve a key role in supporting the zoo’s commitment to increase access and inclusion and celebrate the unique qualities, perspectives and values of all members of our community.