Work with Wildlife! Become an Animal Care Volunteer!


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


1968 E 8th StreetChico, CA 95928
John our California Desert Tortoise


Work with our wonderful non-releasable wildlife and educational animals by becoming an Animal Care Volunteer with the Chico Creek Nature Center! Duties include feeding and clean up duty. You will also learn how to handle most of the animals. We have animals such as hawks, snakes, owls, a tortoise, turtles, and more! Fall in love with these amazing animals and help us care for them and give them a happy, healthy life at our Living Animal Museum. Volunteer schedules are flexible; we do require at least 1 day a week set schedule. In addition if you are over the age of 18 yrs old you will be required to have a background check at no cost to you if selected to be a volunteer. Please E-mail for more information on becoming a volunteer! Thank you for your interest!


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Animal Therapy
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week, once a week for 6 months
  • Background check for individuals over the age of 18.

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