News Flash

Latest from the Zoo!

Posted on: September 10, 2023

Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation is HIRING!

SPZF Now Hiring ED Graphic

Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation is Hiring!

Are you ready for one of the most unique, inspiring and community engaging careers on the North Coast? Spend your days supporting and working with amazing staff, engaging partners, and the very best furry, feathered, finned and scaly zoo friends!

The Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation is seeking an executive to lead their strong team and usher in a new era for the organization. The Executive Director serves as the chief executive of a successful 501(c)3 non-profit providing philanthropic support for our local treasure, Sequoia Park Zoo. The Executive Director needs to be detail-oriented and task efficient while keeping long-term strategic initiatives and Zoo Foundation goals top priority. Responsible for overall prioritization of staff work and ongoing campaigns to achieve all organizational goals. Implements the strategic plan of the organization, developed in conjunction with the Board of Directors, and provides oversight of all the Foundation's operations. Manages all Foundation office employees. Builds and maintains good relationships and communication with Zoo Management and other city personnel, state and federal representatives, community partners, stakeholders, and existing/prospective donors. Plans, develops, implements, and oversees all fundraising efforts for the organization. Prepares and manages the annual budget. Ensures financial sustainability by creating an annual fund development program and supporting strategy to provide adequate funding for Foundation operations, services, programs, and special/capital projects. Positively promotes the organization and Sequoia Park Zoo within the community to ensure a broad base of funding resources and public support. For a full job description please visit

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume, and three references (including phone number and email address) as one PDF file, to by September 30, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

Learn more...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Latest from the Zoo!

Perrito the bush dog, a small South American canine, gnaws on firehose enrichment cube

Support the Animal Enrichment Fund!

Posted on: September 14, 2023
Close up of a red panda with overlaid text information about free admission for firefighters

September is FREE for Firefighters

Posted on: September 10, 2023
Noni water play

Noni loves the water!

Posted on: August 14, 2023
Close-up angle of Pocket the Virginia opossum with an emphasis on her nose

Meet Pocket the Opossum!

Posted on: August 14, 2023
Sequoia Park Zoo SM12-222

Donate your Bamboo

Posted on: June 27, 2023