Please note that we are waiting to invite volunteers to serve at the Zoo until it is deemed safe by local health authorities and Zoo officials.

Complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Santa Barbara Zoo volunteer and you will be placed on the waiting list. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Personal Information

How did you hear about volunteering?

What best describes your reason for volunteering?

Skills & Experience


Please indicate the days and times you are typically available to volunteer.

Parent/Guardian Info

Training & Orientation

Please read and agree to the following:

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 specifically authorize the Santa Barbara Zoo to contact my references, and any and all other persons or organizations for any and all information bearing upon my character and qualifications for volunteer work. I request and authorize all persons and organizations to furnish the information so requested. 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.