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Young Adult Captive Parrot Activist

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ORGANIZATION: Papayago Rescue House, Inc.

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We are seeking young adults from age 13 to 18 years old for our YACPA Committee. The YACPA committee will work together to educate and raise awareness about parrots in captivity among children and other young adults promoting improving the parrot's outcomes within our homes. They will also seek social and legislative changes regarding parrot welfare in the state of Georgia starting at the county levels. Young people who join the committee will learn about the true state of parrot welfare, well-being, and overall care and maintenance that is constantly evolving as new research is released. Be part of a movement to improve the standards of care for parrots in captivity!

  1. You should have the ability to learn and desire to teach
  2. Be okay with meeting and talking with new people
  3. Take on work efforts to help the committee achieve its goals
  4. Be willing to learn from reliable and meaningful sources
  5. Help the change that needs to happen for parrots in captivity
  6. Be a parrot advocate and ambassador
  7. Follow directives and directions
  8. Be between the ages of 13 and 18 years old upon the date you fill out a volunteer application
  9. Have your parent's support
  10. Attend at least 80% of the meetings and events

To learn more, contact Connor.Wallace@papayagorescuehouse.org or go to our website @papayagorescuehouse.org and go to the volunteer page to fill out a volunteer form. It can take 7 to 10 business days to contact you. Check your spam folder just in case our emails go there. We look forward to meeting you! Thank you.

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About Papayago Rescue House, Inc.

Location:

3778 Canton Rd Ste 100, Marietta, GA 30066, US

Mission Statement

Papayago Rescue House, Inc. will exist to support the well-being and maintenance of exotic birds, namely parrots, and their people families that require intervention and/or support services to thrive. Papayago Rescue House, Inc. will act in a not-for-profit manner to target parrots for rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing. To better serve the 3rd largest pet community in the world, we will work with bird owners to increase their knowledge, provide mentoring and training to coping with parrot ownership to lessen the need for parrot owners to give up their birds. The community will be better supported to maintain the birds in their care to reduce how often birds are re-homed or placed in community facilities not equipped to handle bird requirements and behavior.

Description

An avian rescue focusing on rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming of parrots. Support community with their pet birds and unique needs.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
Community
Animals, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Organization
  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 5 hours a week
  • Capable of attending 80% of events in person. All other committee efforts are virtual.

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