(47.859108,-122.29148)
 

Cause Areas

When

Tue May 01, 2018 - Fri May 25, 2018

Where

15305 44th Ave WLynnwood, WA 98087

About

Bird Nursery Caretakers support professional Rehabilitators in the daily care of wildlife patients. BNCs may gain experience in species identification and natural history, proper husbandry techniques, and basic animal handling.

Available May 1 - August 31

Duties

  • Set up and clean animal enclosures
  • Prepare diets (includes live insects)
  • Dishes and general cleaning
  • Hand feed nestling and juvenile songbirds
  • Monitor bird health

Opportunities for Advancement

  • Dedicated and experienced volunteers may be given the opportunity to learn advanced animal handling and medical skills

Schedule

  • Baby Bird Nursery shifts are available every day of the week:
    • 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Training

  • New Volunteer Orientation
  • Basic Skills Training
  • Wildlife Ethics

Skills

  • Environmental Science
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3 or 5 hour shift per week for 3-4 months
  • Volunteers must participate in the same shift every week

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