Care for the Birds and the Environment

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The effect of one good-hearted person is incalculable. – Oscar Arias

A Resident Bird Care EXHIBIT FEEDER is trained to assist in caring for the birds that are permanent residents on the Raptor Trail. NO SHIFTS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

  • Prepare diets 
  • Clean everything used in food prep
  • Feed raptors inside enclosures
  • Clean enclosures
  • Observe raptor's behavior
  • Upkeep bird maintainance records

A Resident Bird Care AMBASSADOR FEEDER is trained to assist in caring for the birds that are featured in the programming we do with the public and live behind the scenes. NO SHIFTS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

  • Prepare diets 
  • Clean everything used in food prep
  • Feed raptors through food hatch
  • Observe raptor's behavior
  • Follow animal training protocols
  • Upkeep bird maintainance records

The volunteers in our RBC program are integral to helping with the care of our resident birds. Because these birds are still wild animals, we try to limit human and bird interactions. Understand that RBC Volunteers do not handle birds under any circumstances.  

Requirements Snapshot

Volunteer Position

  RBC Exhibit Feeder

RBC Ambassador Feeder

Openings

  NO

NO

Commitment Required 

  • Minimum of 4 hours per week

  • Flexible start times

    • Can start between 9 am and 1 pm

  • Same day every week

    • Occasional time off can be accommodated 

  • Commitment of at least 1 year

  • Minimum of 4 hours per week

  • Start time

    • 8 am

  • Same day every week

    • Occasional time off can be accommodated 

  • Commitment of at least 1 year

Age Range

  18 years old and up

18 years old and up

Volunteer Fee

  $30 (pays for training, CRC t-shirt, and nametag) 

$30 (pays for training, CRC t-shirt, and nametag) 

Submit an RBC Exhibit Feeder application HERE. This link is currently disable because no positions are available. Please check back frequently to see if there are new openings.

Submit an RBC Ambassador Feeder application HERE. This link is currently disable because no positions are available. Please check back frequently to see if there are new openings.

When you submit an application you will receive a confirmation email that your application was received. You will receive a separate email from the Volunteer Coordinator within five business days on how to set up an interview.

NOTES:

  • Individual, short-term, adult volunteer commitments are not available at the Raptor Center. Please contact Share Charlotte, a partner organization, for these types of opportunities.

  • Court ordered community service volunteers are not accepted at this time.