Volunteer Mission Statement
The mission of the Henry Vilas Zoo Volunteer Program is to advance and promote the continued success of the Henry Vilas Park Zoo by offering to the public education surrounding animals and the importance of protecting biodiversity throughout the world. Also, enhancing a quality recreational experience at the zoo for visitors and helping to facilitate fundraising activities is essential.
In support of this mission, volunteers:
• Support and enhance the education and conservation mission of the Henry Vilas Zoo through regular participation in the Conservation Education program, the Animal Ambassador program.
• Provide direct assistance and accurate information to Zoo visitors.
• Increase community awareness of the Henry Vilas Zoo and its educational opportunities through participation in fund-raising programs and special events.
• Help visitors feel welcomed and accepted.