Through our travels in the Health Unit, we start to see beyond the fun, photos, laughter and excitement, it is critical to support the health centre for the Toronto Zoo.
You can help by being part of the "Toronto Zoo Adopt an Animal" program. For example, people have given Adopt an Animal for their “give favours” for weddings or other celebratory events. Gary and I are going to give them as family Christmas presents. You can choose what's best for you.
Other ways you can support the Zoo is by visiting the Zoo, becoming a member of the Zoo and taking an active role in learning about all the great animals. Other programs offered by the Zoo help save animals and encourage participants to change their lifestyle in ways that support conservation efforts.
Visitors to the Zoo can have a great time discovering the different bi-products that can be purchased at Zoo gift shops. The “ZooPoo” recycled paper is just one of the fun ways the Zoo contributes to recycling.
A Tough Job ~ None Other …
Katie Gray tells us many other skills are needs in this field, such as crisis management and policies for every possible thing, from protocol, collaboration to politics. The job is hard and stressful and challenging. Plus the job can be frustrating at times, especially when all of these get thrown into the mix. But Katie loves people and loves the Zoo! And that is what keeps all the staff, volunteers and other stakeholders engaged with their role at the Zoo – their passion for what the Zoo is doing to save animals and their habitats every day.
There are about 350 full-time volunteers at the Toronto Zoo. These volunteers make the
Stay tuned for more exciting insight from the Toronto Zoo Behind the Scenes Tour ~ Positive Wins Every Time! In the meantime, don’t forget to check out the Toronto Zoo website where you can view ongoing amazing “in-the-moment” videos and so much more at www.torontozoo.com. Enjoy!