We are looking for 250+ volunteers to help out for one of Lincoln Park Zoo's biggest events of the year! We will have thousands of race participants running either a 5k or 10k to support the zoo. This is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals or groups. All volunteers will receive a special t-shirt and coffee and bagels will be provided for race day volunteers.
Volunteers ages 14+ are eligible to participate. We have shifts available for pre-race packet pick-up June 2-3, and plenty of availability on race day, which is Sunday, June 4. Bring yourself, bring some friends, or bring your team of co-workers along for a thrilling day of volunteering! Below are some examples of volunteer roles offered during this event. Please contact us for more details and avaiability.
Pre-race packet pick-up
Packet pick-up on race day
Beer pourers (age 21+)
Safari Stampede (children's race)
- People Skills
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 14
- Roughly 4 hours (depending on the shift)