Daily Care volunteers feed and water our rehabilitating animals. This morning position is of utmost importance at Liberty Wildlife. Patients are resting and recuperating from injury or illness. Birds in flight cages are building muscle and endurance for their eventual release. In the spring and summer, foster parents tend to large broods of orphans. Must be available for a four-hour shift one day per week. You will train with a mentor for the first nine weeks. Minimum of 6-month commitment.
Shift times vary seasonally but are typically between 6/7 AM – 10/11 AM.
– Cleans cages & bins – inside and outside
– Feeds animals in Education, Rehab, and Intensive Care areas
– Change water, remove and disposes of garbage
– Updates Daily Care Log Book
– Completes Daily Care Checklist
– Works as part of a team
– Cleaning thoroughly
– Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
– Attend meetings & possible educational seminars
– Preparation of food: dispersing and proper recording of food intake
– Safety: wearing proper protective wear (gloves, eye protectors, etc.)
– Able to identify issues (i.e., repairs, birds acting unusual, etc.)
– Able to follow directions & protocols set by Liberty Wildlife
– Being a team player
– Willingness to adapt to change
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Any wildlife knowledge is a plus!
– To be able to work in a team environment
– Willingness to communicate
– Dedication to Liberty Wildlife’s mission
– Respect for all wildlife
– Ability to handle weather/seasons
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