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Raptor Volunteers Needed

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SkyWatch Bird Rescue

  • 2 people are interested
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Interested in eagles, owls, hawks? Cape Fear Raptor Center is merging with SkyWatch Bird Rescue.

We are in need of raptor volunteers. Duties include, feeding, cage cleaning, and interacting with the program raptors. These raptors are used to human interaction, are glove trained, and in need of human contact and stimulation on a daily basis.

Minimum requirement is 1 4 hour shift a week, each week. Can be any day of the week, between 9 AM and 8 PM.

Must be 18 years or older, for liability reasons. Must not mind handing raw meat.

Training is provided.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM
    4 hour shift between 9 am and 8 pm
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About SkyWatch Bird Rescue

Location:

3600 Lynn Ave, Castle Hayne, NC 28429, US

Mission Statement

SkyWatch is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of both local and migratory wild birds that become injured or orphaned. Skywatch helps injured adult birds & orphaned baby birds such as: Aquatic/Wading birds, Birds of prey/Raptors, Song birds, Shore birds and many more, for release back to the wild. Under direction of wildlife rehabilitator: Amelia Mason, SkyWatch is currently one of the only resources legally licensed by the Us Fish & Wildlife that are actively helping injured wild birds in the Wilmington area.

Description

SkyWatch is dedicated to the rescue and rehab of all injured birds in and around the Wilmington NC area, both local wild birds & migratory birds. SkyWatch is state and federally licensed by the Us Fish & Wildlife to take in all injured or orphaned birds for rehabilitation and release back into the wild.

In great need of volunteers, and dependent on public donations. There are many ways to help even if you prefer not to physically be hands on with birds. Skywatch needs transport volunteers, fundraising volunteers, phone support, daily maintenance, cage cleaning, etc. You can also work hands on with the birds if you prefer, learning how to raise orphan baby birds for release back to the wild, or learning about the rehab & medical procedures for injured birds. Skywatch rescues birds like: Waterfowl, Aquatic/Wading birds, Songbirds, Shore birds, Raptors/& other birds of prey, and many more.

Animals
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

3600 Lynn Aveand all across town/from homeCastle HayneCastle Hayne, NC 28429

(34.35789,-77.90904)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours shift each week

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