Volunteer Positions – Birds
Ruth Melichar Bird Center:
Contact Person: Jennifer Rockwell at: 208/571-3555 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Position for the Ruth Melichar Bird Center
As in all volunteer work with animals, there is a lot of cleaning involved. Scrubbing cages and perches, cleaning outdoor enclosures, changing cages and aviaries as well as food preparation, laundry and watering plants are just a few of the daily chores.
Children may volunteer at the RMBC with an adult/parent/guardian under the following restrictions:
16-17 years of age may volunteer without an adult/parent/guardian
12-15 years of age may volunteer with an adult/parent/guardian as primary volunteer (one adult one child)
9-11 years of age may be considered on a probationary status with an adult/parent/guardian as the primary volunteer (one adult one child)
Transport Team for the Ruth Melichar Bird Center
– Off Site Runner – This position requires on-call and immediate response to rescue, pick-up, and transport orphaned or injured birds to the Bird Center OR Veterinarian. It may also include the transport of birds from the Bird Center to other rehabilitators.
Building and Grounds Maintenance for the Ruth Melichar Bird Center
All around maintenance and care of the RMBC Facility
Volunteer Positions for Mammals
Baby Squirrel Home Care
Contact Toni at: 208/345-0559
Transport Team for Mammals
Squirrels: Contact Toni at: 208/345-0559
Mammals other than squirrels: Mady at: 208/344-0468
– Off Site Runner – This position requires on-call and immediate response to rescue, pick-up, and transport orphaned or injured squirrels to AIDA OR Veterinarian. It may also include the transport of baby squirrels from AIDA to other rehabilitators.