Love birds? Become a National Aviary Docent!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Allegheny Commons WestPittsburgh, PA 15212
Volunteer with lorikeets
Our Daily volunteers fly high when working with the Rainbow Lorikeets!


The National Aviary seeks dynamic individuals who would enjoy one-on-one educational interactions with our visitors. Our Daily Volunteers act as exhibit interpreters (docent), explain bird facts, and provide National Aviary visitors with valuable conservation education through informal talks and guided tours. They also assist staff with interactive bird feedings, educational outreach programs and special event crafts and games.

We ask for a minimum commitment of eight (8) hours per month.


  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 100 hours per year
  • Complete online application at Regular schedule preferred

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