Care for the Birds and the Environment

Volunteer Adult Cover

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

A Resident Bird Care AVIARY CARETAKER is trained to assist in the upkeep of the enclosures for the birds that are permanent residents of CRC. 

  • Wash down walls and floors of raptor aviaries 
  • Clean raptor perches and food stations
  • Clean and refill water bowls
  • Remove any debris from enclosures 
  • Observe raptor's behavior

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

  • Prepare diets 
  • Feed raptors
  • Clean enclosures
  • Observe raptor's behavior
  • 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. RBC Feeders and Aviary Caretakers do not handle birds.  

Requirements Snapshot

Volunteer Position

  RBC Aviary Caretaker

  RBC Feeder




Commitment Required 

  • Minimum of 4 hours per week

  • Start time   

    • 10 am

  • Same day every week

    • Occasional time off can be accommodated

    • Shifts available every day of the week except Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at this time 

  • Commitment of at least 6 months

  • 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

Age Range

  16 years old and up

  16 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 a RBC Aviary Caretaker application HERE

Submit a RBC 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 with CRC Staff.


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

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