Special Event Volunteer

In the Volunteer section:

Volunteer at a Special Event!

(All applicants must be at least 14 years of age)

Volunteer at the Birmingham Zoo for Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo and ZooLight Safari!

Each year for Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo and ZooLight Safari, the Birmingham Zoo asks for volunteers to make these events fun and exciting. This is a great way for your organization to have fun while volunteering for your community!

Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo:
October 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 29-Nov. 1
During Wells Fargo Boo at the Zoo in October, there are many different positions for volunteers that may include: a talking pumpkin, leading games, manning candy stations, passing out maps, giving directions, helping load and unload the train, staffing train crossings for safety and much more.

Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari:
Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 18-23, 26-31
ZooLights LogoDuring Wells Fargo ZooLight Safari in December, volunteers may assist with a hay ride, holiday crafts, amusing games, story time, train rides and even more entertaining activities.

Requirements: All volunteers must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer. Adults and groups are welcome.

Times: Volunteers must check-in at the auditorium to the right of the front gate at 4:30pm and continue volunteering until 9:30pm (or 10:30pm on specified evenings). No split shifts, shifts that begin after 4:30pm or shifts that end before the event is over will be accepted.

Volunteer positions are limited and may fill up quickly.

 To apply, please click here.

Bree Garrett
Volunteer Manager
Office (205) 879-0409 Ext. 278

For groups of 10 or more, please call 205-879-0409 to sign-up as a volunteer group.