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Briar Bush Nature Center

  • 86 people are interested
Animal Care

One 2-hour day/week caring for "Animal Ambassadors" of Briar Bush. Volunteers prepare diets, clean enclosures, and other care for our 20+ captive/domesticated animals (turtles, snakes, rats, etc. as well as non-releasable wildlife). Requires highly responsible, caring, and committed volunteers.

  • Training provided
  • Previous animal experience not required
  • Must be comfortable with a wide range of animals including reptiles, small mammals, birds of prey, and insects
  • Must be willing to make a long term (6 months+) commitment
  • Volunteers over 16 can work independently, those 10-15 must work with an adult
  • Flexible time schedule - arrive for 2 hour shift anytime from 9am-3pm
  • Note: Availability for specific days of the week varies depending on our ability to fill positions

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Briar Bush Nature Center1212 Edge Hill RdBriar Bush Nature CenterAbington, PA 19001

(40.1229,-75.12813)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 10
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week
  • children under 16 can volunteer w/ parent/guardian

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