Get Involved

From bamboo donations to volunteering on the Redwood Sky Walk, there are many ways to get involved at the Sequoia Park Zoo! Check out the current volunteer opportunities below.

New to volunteering at the zoo? If you have questions, please email

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  1. General Zoo Information

  2. Kate Baldwin

    Redwood Sky Walk Stewards Coordinator

Animal Care Volunteers

Engage by working behind the scenes to learn more about the animals while assisting Zookeepers with animal care tasks. This is a great opportunity for volunteers that are interested in pursuing a career in Zoo Keeping and learning more about the animals here at the Zoo!

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be able to commit to volunteering for 12 hours per month
  • Must be able to be able to lift 25lbs, walk on uneven surfaces, tolerate inclement weather and wet/muddy/slippery conditions
  • Show proof of Covid-19 vaccination and follow any mask requirements
  • Take mandatory Harassment training required by the City of Eureka (1 hour webinar)
  • Take a Zoonotics disease training (1 hour webinar)
  • Work safely independently, stay on task, and follow detailed directions
  • Follow all City of Eureka and Sequoia Park Zoo policies and procedures
  • Must commit to volunteering for 1 special event per year
  • Must complete background check, TB test, and attend orientation

Click HERE to submit an application to become an Animal Care Volunteer!