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


47900 Portola AvePalm Desert, CA 92260


* Enjoy people and interacting with others
* Be willing to complete training and demonstrate comprehension of information and techniques
* Have an established interest in nature, or the willingness to learn
* Have an open mind that is ready to learn and experience new things
* Be willing to represent The Living Desert in a friendly and professional manner
* Be able to communicate clearly and calmly
* Be able to model respect for the animals and the desert ecosystem
* Be responsible, committed, punctual, flexible and neat in appearance
* Have free time to devote to the job

* Complete and submit the Volunteer Application
* Pay a background check and materials fee
* Pass a standard background check
* Be a member of The Living Desert
* Complete all required training for assigned duties
* Purchase volunteer shirt


  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Veterinary

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3-4 hour shift per week
  • Complete and submit the Volunteer Application, pay a background check and materials fee, Be a Member

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