Adult Volunteer Orientation

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Do you love animals? Would you like to make a positive impact in your community? Join us for an Adult Volunteer Orientation to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the San Francisco Zoo! 

No RSVP necessary!
Meet at the bronze tiger statue in the Zoo's Entry Village at 9:50 AM
Orientation will begin promptly at 10:00 AM; late arrivals will not be accommodated. 

Minimum Requirements for Adult Volunteers:
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Attend a volunteer orientation.
  • Successfully pass a background check*.
  • Minimum volunteer commitment of 6 months. 
Orientation is FREE to attend! 
No need to purchase parking or Zoo admission. 
*There is a non-refundable $25 background check fee (+additional fee for international background checks)

Have a Question? Send an e-mail to or call 415-753-7122