Zoos SA
Zoos SA is a non-government conservation charity, every visit, adoption, donation and ticket helps to save species from extinction.

The dream career paths ahead

What an amazing inspiring career path we were privileged to gain insight into on our Careers Day. Thank you to internal and external panel of experts in the field of conservation who volunteered their time to make a difference and inspire our Youth and Mentors at the Zoo

Brett Haby                         Nature Theatre Presenter at Adelaide Zoo

Mark Mills                          Senior Keeper Ungulates at Monarto Safari Park

Patrick Hedges                 Wildlife and Portrait Artist

Brianna Le Busque           South Australia Roots and Shoots Coordinator

Dr Leah Kemp                   Senior Wildlife Ecologist – Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Dr David Peacock             Biosecurity Research Officer – Biosecurity SA. Primary Industries and Regions SA – PIRSA

Quotes from the heart and words of wisdom shared…
‘I’m the same as you’
‘Never under estimate the power of persistence’
‘Be willing to take the long road’
‘Follow your instincts’
‘We see light’
‘Get emotional about it’
‘Find the sweet spot’
‘Focus on what YOU love, not what other expect you to do’
‘commit to a year and then reflect’
Focus on YOUR thing’
‘take your time to love it – don’t rush’
‘we are little rays of sunshine’

About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction. Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging. We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.

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