Riverbanks is recruiting enthusiastic individuals to join our growing volunteer team.
Each year, volunteers contribute more than 23,000 hours to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Volunteering is a very important part of the mission and daily workings of the Zoo and Garden.
It takes an incredible team of talented people to operate one of America’s best zoos. By volunteering you can be a part of what makes Riverbanks Zoo and Garden so remarkable!
Work with our children’s garden staff to assist with the planting, maintenance, and harvesting of the Vegetable Garden in Waterfall Junction. This intense gardening space grows a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs year round. Must be eager to learn about our plants, perform basic gardening duties (weeding, staking, pruning), and have the ability to demonstrate creativity and teamwork. This position works outdoors year-round, in all weather conditions. Reports to the Coordinator of Family and Garden Programs.
Education and Experience:
Must be at least 18 years of age with a HS diploma or equivalent. Be able to bend, stoop or stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50lbs. Horticulture volunteers work outdoors in all weather conditions. It is recommended that Horticulture Volunteers have an up-to-date tetanus shot. Proof of a current Tuberculin skin test is also required.