Wildlife Bird Nursery Caretaker

Position description: Volunteers spend their shift hand-feeding nestling and juvenile songbirds (such as robins and chickadees), cleaning cages, keeping birds clean, preparing baby bird food, monitoring the health of the birds, and keeping all nesting materials clean.

Dates Available: May 1 through September 15

Shifts: Sunday through Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 12:15 - 5:15 p.m., 5 - 9 p.m.
Volunteers are scheduled to work the same shift every week.

Time commitment: A weekly shift of four to five hours for a minimum of three months.

Location: PAWS Wildlife Center, Lynnwood, WA

Training required: Wildlife Bird Nursery Caretakers are required to attend:

  • A volunteer orientation.
  • A two-and-a-half-hour Big Picture Training (basic skills) before beginning their shift.
  • A three-hour Wildlife Ethics Workshop within their first three months of volunteering.

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