Thank you and your group for supporting the horticulture team at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.

Please fill this form out completely.

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FONZ Volunteer Application: Horticulture
Basic Information
Our company does not discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression. In order to track the effectiveness of our recruiting efforts and ensure we consider the needs of all our volunteers and employees, please tell us what your gender is. (Optional)
Shifts generally begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 10:00 a.m. Volunteers are required to complete two shifts a month for the duration of the season.
Please note: if we receive your application after the available spots have been filled, we will keep your form on file for three months, and then will delete it.

Home Address

Emergency Contact Address

General Medical Information
Have you ever volunteered with or worked for FONZ or the Smithsonian's National Zoo?
Have you ever held a volunteer position before?
Do you have any previous horticulture experience? Explain briefly.

Background and References

Please list one employment supervisor or teacher and one non-family member reference: