Come volunteer at Oakland Zoo's Arroyo Viejo Creek! Volunteers work on a variety of tasks that may include: picking up garbage, pulling invasive species, spreading mulch, moving materials, cleaning signage or planting native plants. The projects are 100% outdoors!

Date and Time

Every 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:00am - 12noon

Cost and Fees

No fees required.


Volunteers meet just inside the Zoo's lower entrance (at 9777 Golf Links Rd), right next to the Arroyo Viejo Creek Habitat Restoration sign.


No pre-registration required. If volunteering as part of a large group, please email Olivia Lott at with your expected group number.


Contact: Olivia Lott
Phone: 510-632-9525 x233

Additional Program Information


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