Boo at the Zoo volunteers needed

Boo at the Zoo volunteers needed

Amarillo, TX - It's almost time for the annual Halloween event at the Amarillo Zoo, and volunteers are in need.

If you love the spirit of Halloween this gig is for you. The zoo is asking for volunteers to dress up in costume, hand out candy, supervise games and crafts and serve as an area monitor.

Volunteers must beat least 16 years of age. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

The deadline to sign up is Oct. 16. You must fill out a volunteer application and attend a pre-event orientation on either Thursday, Oct 15 at 6 p.m. or Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m.

Each volunteer must register in advance and be available to work from 4 -9:30 p.m.on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The event is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 - 9 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 25 from noon to 5.

Volunteers can choose one or more days but must commit to working at least one full shift.

Last years event required close to 100 volunteers for each day.