The Events Coordinator position is an exceptional opportunity to gain in-depth experience with the Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation, a growing and successful non-profit organization. The position is responsible for a wide range of functions including coordinating major community and fundraising events at the zoo, and coordinating volunteers for the events. This fast-paced position requires strong organizational and administrative skills, creative and problem-solving abilities, and a sense of humor. The Events Coordinator is a member of a small team whose functions overlap.
Description of position: responsible for daily animal care of one of three areas of the zoo, reporting to Animal Curator but working independently; duties also include vet care, enrichment and operant conditioning, public outreach including keeper talks and animal presentations, some light exhibit, grounds and maintenance work, diet preparation, etc.