Community Service

Community Service Shadow Class 

Learn about the programs and day-to-day operations of Sulphur Creek Nature Center. Attend an orientation that will introduce you to a variety of education programs, wildlife jobs, volunteer opportunities, and our wildlife hospital.  Get a behind-the-scenes tour, and then sign up to shadow one of our experienced volunteers for half a day. You will assist them as they care for our resident hawks, owls, coyotes, or foxes by helping clean, feed, and plan enrichment. The class may satisfy 6 hours of community service requirements, check with your school first. Registration is required for this Community Service Class designed for Middle and High School students.

First time registrant?
Call the H.A.R.D. district office at (510) 881-6700 to set up an account for online registration.  Once your account is created, visit our registration page and search for the program using the barcodes or class numbers listed below. 

You can also browse a variety of other course offerings from H.A.R.D. on this site.

Shadow Times

Must sign-up for Shadow time within 30 days of orientation. The shadow times are:
  • Saturday or Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Or two 2 hour shifts Monday, Wednesday, or Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.

Current Courses Offered

  • Class # 40472     Saturday January 28, 1-3pm
  • Class # 40473     Sunday March 12, 1-3pm

Register Online or call (510) 881-6747 for more information.