Rodent Wrangler - help save raptor lives!


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


720B East Vine DriveFort Collins, CO 80526
baby mouse in hand
Cute as a button!


Rats and mice and raptors, oh my! The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, a Fort Collins non-profit is looking for volunteers to join our efforts at raptor rehabilitation and release through rodent care. Rodent wranglers are a group of volunteers who care for our in house colony of mice to support the recovery of injured raptors! These rodents are a critical component of returning raptors to the wild for a second chance at freedom.

Responsibilities include cleaning cages, transferring animals between cages, feeding and watering, record keeping, stocking supplies, mating, and weaning litter. All materials and training are provided; no experience is necessary, just a desire to ensure that the lives of these little creatures are of the best quality. You can choose what day and time you volunteer.

The preferred commitment is once a week for 2-4 hours on the same day each week; bi-weekly opportunities are also available. Hours are flexible, as long as you begin between 7 am and 4 pm. Ages 18 and up, students are welcome. Help our raptors remain wild and free!

Visit for your application and learn more about the opportunity and our life saving work.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading / Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • two to four hours weekly or biweekly

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