The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Rehabilitate Injured Raptors Raise Orphaned Raptors Increase Public Awareness about the importance of raptors through education.
Raptor Rehab of Kentucky, Incorporated, (RROKI), is an organization devoted to the rehabilitation and care of injured raptors and the education of the public concerning a raptor's place in the ecosystem. As a volunteer with RROKI, you will have opportunities to participate in education presentations, medical treatment of sick or injured raptors, and the care of birds used for educational programs.We are a volunteer based program caring for approximately 300 raptors a year and our educational programs reach up to 100,000 people annually. Our work was started in the 1980s by a corps of dedicated volunteers. RROKI became incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1990.