Please complete this form to request a time for your group to serve at the Zoo. Ideal time for coordination is 2 - 6 weeks in advance.


Signing up on this form is not a guarantee for a volunteer opportunity.

Contact Information


*Ideal time for group volunteer coordination is 2 - 6 weeks in advance.

Shift time

*Shifts are a minimum of 4 hours and maximum of 6 hours.

Group Size

* Group size should be from 10 - 30 participants.

Group Name

How did you hear about volunteering?

Volunteer Agreement

By completing and submitting this form, I acknowledge that I am personally offering my services as a volunteer to the Santa Barbara Zoo solely for civic, charitable or humanitarian reasons, without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation or benefits.
I understand that my work assignments may bring me in contact with a live animal, and that I may be exposed to potential hazards and risk of personal injury and property damage or loss arising from my participation as a volunteer, intern or practicum student with the Zoo. I hereby release the Santa Barbara Zoo, its officers, employees, and agents from liability for any and all claims, actions, obligations, costs, losses, or demands of any kind arising out of participation in this program.
I also authorize the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens to use my name and photograph as a participant in Zoo programs for publicity/educational purposes related to the Zoo. I understand that no compensation will be provided.
I hereby certify that all statements made in my application are true and complete, and I understand that any misstatement of material facts will subject me to disqualification or dismissal.