Group Volunteers

Service Project Experiences for Groups and Organizations

Is your organization or group looking for place to volunteer together? Sunset Zoo offers group volunteer opportunities to our community members!

How does your group sign up?

In order to participate in a service project experience for groups and organizations at Sunset Zoo, you will need to complete and return the request for service form to Nicole Wade, Programs and Education Animals Manager at

On the form you will be asked to choose three possible dates, that are acceptable to you, for engaging in your group volunteer experience. We will choose the date of your experience from one of the options you list. Please list in order of preference. If you would like to volunteer on more that one day, please fill out separate forms for each occurrence and make sure to choose at least two date options that are different on each form. We require at least one week to review forms before notifying you of the date chosen for your experience. Volunteering date options must occur at least 2 weeks after application is submitted. You will receive notification of your volunteer date no sooner than the Thursday following your application submission, but at least one week prior to your experience.

Service Project Experience Request Form

What to expect when volunteering

To facilitate the best experience for your organization or group, size is limited to 10 people. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult while volunteering at Sunset Zoo. Each volunteer must complete a waiver of liability in advance or on the day of volunteering. The waiver will be emailed with your volunteer confirmation date.

All Service Project Experiences for Groups and Organizations are manual-labor based volunteer activities. Please make sure you are dressed appropriately for your activity and the weather. You will most likely be outdoors. All volunteers should please wear the following: 

  • Long pants made of sturdy material such as denim or corduroy or other similar material
  • Shirts with sleeves (no tank tops)
  • Family friendly apparel, please make sure clothing graphics are suitable for our audience
  • Closed-toed shoes with backs (no clogs or mules)   

Participants in service project experiences may want to bring the following:

  • Personal pair of gloves
  • Water bottle with water
  • Sun glasses or hat 
  • Sunscreen and Bug Repellant

Contact Information:

For additional questions please contact Nicole Wade by phone 785-587-2737 or email