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St. Louis Avian Rescue

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STAR - St Louis Avian Rescue is looking for Volunteers! STAR does not have a brick and mortar location, so many of our volunteer opportunities can be done virtually. We would LOVE to have you on one (or more) of our volunteer teams!

Here are just some of the tasks that we are looking for help with:

Event Team:

  • Work events

    • interact with the public, setup/tear down, sell merch, collect donations ..etc.

  • Event Planning

    • Source events, manage volunteer staffing, prep for events

  • Pet Store Event Liaison: reach out to area pet stores to set up adoption events

Foster/Surrender Team:

  • Assist with writing bios for adoptable birds

  • Assist with recruiting and on-boarding new fosters, including conducting home visits, advising on cage set-ups, and training on the process.

  • Assist with transport of birds/cages/supplies

  • Assist with managing the waitlist for incoming birds and speak with those considering surrendering their birds

    • Potentially offer assistance in managing their bird and helping to keep those birds in the home (when able)

  • And of course: we are ALWAYS looking for more foster homes for incoming birds

Adoptions:

  • Assist with home visits for potential adopters

Donations

  • Assist in picking up donations

  • Assist in organization efforts of donated items and distribution of donations as needed

  • Assist in managing Chewy/Amazon wishlists

  • Source corporate sponsors for events/fundraising efforts

  • Etsy Shop:

    • Assist with merchandise sales: process, package and ship orders

    • Assist in creation and inventory management of any merchandise

Social Media

  • Newsletter/Blog: Content contribution on various topics pertaining to birds

  • Assist in the creation of short Instagram friendly educational content

  • Assist in daily Social Media posts

Education

  • Assist with outreach and leading parrot care programs with summer camps, scout meetings..etc

  • Creation of care sheets for various parrot species

  • Assist with the creation and/or delivery of educational content

  • Star in online videos to cover various topics on parrot care, rescues...etc.

  • Assist in teaching our basic bird care class

Tech

  • Sharepoint: ability to set new volunteers up with necessary access


If you are interesting in volunteering in any of the above categories please apply today!
www.staravian.org/become-a-volunteer and a member of our Volunteer Team will be in touch.

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About St. Louis Avian Rescue

Location:

PO Box 732, St Louis, MO 63011, US

Mission Statement

St. Louis Avian Rescue (STAR) is an all volunteer animal rescue and advocacy group, formed to help homeless and distressed companion birds in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

Description

St. Louis Avian Rescue is a foster based group that provides re-homing services for companion birds in a variety of forms of distress: from those recovered out of doors, those whose caretakers can no longer provide for them (due to illness or other changes), to neglected and actively abused birds.

These birds are taken in, provided with both acute and long term vetrinary care, and placed in foster homes where the complex emotional and social needs of companion birds can be met on an individual basis. In addition to providing a healthy family atmosphere, our fosters work to improve the adoptability of each bird - addressing behavioral issues and providing training and socialization.

Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitments can range from a few hours a month/quarter to a few hours each week. That is up to you.

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