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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
The Sequoia Park Zoo has an amazing crew of volunteers who landscape, cultivate, and care for the gardens on grounds. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Eureka Sequoia Garden Club, please contact the coordinator for more information!
Redwood Sky Walk Stewards is an exclusive club of dedicated volunteers supported by the Sequoia Park Zoo Education Department and the City of Eureka. We share the wonders of wildlife and wild places with our visitors and inspire stewardship of the natural world. Redwood Sky Walk Stewards create connections between our guests and redwoods, while ensuring that all visitors have a safe and meaningful experience on the Redwood Sky Walk. If you are interested in becoming a Redwood Sky Walk Steward, please contact the program coordinator.
Do you have bamboo growing in your garden? You can donate it to help feed our red pandas and other leaf-loving animal friends!
All bamboo must be freshly-cut and organic, and can include stalks with leaves or freshly cut stalks; no loose leaves or bare canes please. We can accept bamboo donations Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 3pm. All donors must check in at the ticket booth, and new donors will be asked to fill out a Bamboo Donation Form.
For more information or questions on bamboo donations, please call 707-441-4229.