SPRUCE UP the Oakland Zoo - NBC Bay Area

SPRUCE UP the Oakland Zoo



    Refurbish and/or plant various gardens and exhibits, including the children's zoo areas and the extended grounds encompassing Knowland Park. Some projects may include helping in and around the animal habitats cleaning and removing debris, cleaning up animal scat, or working in somewhat muddy areas. Most projects will require continual physical exertion throughout the three to four hour project(breaks can be taken as needed).Volunteers are free to spend the day at the zoo after the project ends.

    Come by to help out for this great cause!


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    Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm

    Location:9777 Golf Links Rd
                    Oakland, CA94605-4925

    Event max # of Volunteers: 30

    Contact:Blake Brown

    Contact Email:blake@hoba.org

    Contact Phone: 415-541-9616 x106

    Age Restrictions: No one under 12 admitted

    Type of Work: Landscaping/Gardening/Lifting - Strenuous

    Waiver Required? Yes, for youth ages 15-16 without a parent. Youth under 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    Attire: Sturdy shoes and warm clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

    Items to Bring: Clothes, water bottle

    Meals Provided: No

    Beverages Provided: No

    Additional Fees: No

    Parking Available: Yes

    Rain Contingency: Project will occur rain or shine