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ORGANIZATION: Pelican Harbor Seabird Station Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 441 people are interested
Successful Release
The goal of wildlife rehabilitation is healing and the successful release of our patients.

Help us help them. It takes a lot to keep a rehab hospital running - lots and lots of cleaning and everyone needs to be fed. Concerned about COVID-19? Most of our volunteer shifts are outdoors with minimal contact with other people Please join us.

If you love animals but don't love the outdoors join our admin team. Docents, guest relations positions, and help around the office and social media specialists are needed.

We also need help with facility maintenance. If you have basic carpentry, plumbing....skills we need you.

2 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    This shift involves cleaning, feeding and preparing diets for wildlife patients.
  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    This shift involves cleaning, feeding and preparing diets for wildlife patients.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Pelican Harbor Seabird Station Inc.

Location:

1279 NE 79th Street Causeway, Miami, FL 33138, US

Mission Statement

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station is Miami’s premier native wildlife hospital evolving into a world-class wildlife rescue, rehab, release, and education center. We are dedicated to improving the lives of sick, injured, and orphaned native wildlife with the goal of releasing healthy animals back into the ecosystem, thus enabling future generations. We embody the highest level of patient care, compassion, and integrity while promoting community engagement on the importance of wildlife conservation.

Description

Last year over 2,500 animals were treated in our facility. This included 153 different bird and mammal species, everything from the tiniest warbler to flamingos, tortoises, turtles, oppossums, squirrels, and many others. We specialize in Brown Pelicans and other waterfowl due to our location on Biscayne Bay. The most common injuries treated are related to fishing line and tackle entanglements. Typically, an animal is admitted, given emergency care, and then an individual treatment plan is created. The ultimate goal is to nurse the animal back to health and release it back into the natural environment. Volunteers are essential to achieving this goal by assisting with cleaning, feeding and other vital tasks.

Additionally, we are committed to education and conservation by providing guided tours of our facility and presenting educational programs to schools, churches and other organizations. In addition to volunteer positions in animal care we also have volunteers serving as docents which provide educational tours on site and assist with answering calls on our wildlife hotline. Volunteers also assist at school and community events to educate the public on wildlife related issues.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Environment
Animals, Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

1279 NE 79th Street CausewayMiami, FL 33138

(25.84803,-80.17122)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We're flexible but would like 3 hours a week.

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