Animal Care Volunteer

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Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center

  • 36 people are interested

The Animal Care Volunteer will follow established protocol to complete daily care tasks for the center's captive animal collection. The Nature Center has a collection of approximately 30 native and exotic animals including reptiles and amphibians. Tasks include regular feeding, occasional cleaning, enrichment, and keeping detailed records. Thorough animal care will take about 2 hours to complete. Volunteer must be at least 16 years old and must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours/month.

Prospective volunteers will be interviewed and training is required. Adults must complete a background
investigation (no cost).

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Animals Education & Literacy Environment


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5750 Sanger AvenueAlexandria, VA 22311



  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Public Speaking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Environmental Education


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month

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