United Run for the Zoo Volunteers Needed!


Cause Areas


Sun Jun 04, 2017


Lincoln Park Zoo2300 N. Cannon DriveChicago, IL 60614


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 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 remaining volunteer roles offered during this event. Please contact us for more details and availability.

Packet pick-up on race day

Gear check

Water stations

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)

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