Wildlife Conservation Society's Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo


Event Info Franklin Blackshear ©WCS

Want to make tracks for wildlife, but prefer not to run? Sign up as a volunteer and you’ll help the event run smoothly. Your services are greatly appreciated. Here are some areas that volunteers may be assigned:

  • Greeting participants
  • Helping direct traffic and parking
  • Handing out t-shirts and bibs
  • Bag check
  • Start line directors
  • Fulfillment center for fundraising prizes
  • Finish line directors
  • Serving food
  • Staffing the water stations
  • Serving as course directors

Perks include:

  • WCS Run for the Wild Volunteer t-shirt
  • Refreshments
  • General Admission to the Bronx Zoo
  • Community Service Letters

And, of course, you’ll be helping WCS save wildlife and wild places at the Bronx Zoo and around the globe. For more information or to join the WCS Run for the Wild Volunteer Team, please submit the form below. 

Sign Up


*Please note: volunteers are expected to arrive by 6 AM. Most assignments are completed between 11 - 12 PM. You are welcome to stay and enjoy the zoo for the day. Light snacks will be available and t-shirt distribution will take place prior to participant arrival.

We ask that volunteers are a minimum of 15 years old. Minors must be accompanied by a chaperone.
*Assignments + further directions will be sent by the first week of April.