Benefits for Active Long-Term Volunteers:
Free individual admission to the Zoo during regular business hours.
Continuing education programs to gain new skills, knowledge and personal enrichment.
- Brown Bag Lunches
National Volunteer Week celebration and other volunteer recognition events.
Access to the Zoo library.
A 10% discount at the Zoo gift shop and restaurant facilities. You must show your name badge at time of purchase.
Free parking in the Zoo's parking lot except weekends and holidays (applies also to volunteers who do have a zoo membership).
Membership benefits (as described below).
Zoo Membership Benefits for Long-term Volunteers
50 hours annually: commemorative annual volunteer pin
80 hours annually: two guest passes or an Individual SB Zoo Membership
150 hours annually: six guest passes or a Family SB Zoo Membership
300 hours annually: Supporting SB Zoo Membership
90 hours annually: commemorative annual volunteer pin
100 hours annually: two guest passes
150 hours annually: six guest passes
250 hours annually: Family SB Zoo Membership gift certificate
400 hours annually: Supporting SB Zoo Membership
Any volunteer who completes 5,000 hrs in their lifetime and is not inactive for more than 5=five cumulative years will receive a Golden (50-year) SB Zoo Membership.