Early Bird Food Prep

Prepare food for the birds in our Education collection.

This position is ongoing.

Days needed: Tuesday, Wednesday Friday

Number of hours required: 3.5 - 4 hours per day, minimum of 10 hours per month

Specific time/ shift required:   8:30 -12:30 pm

Volunteer responsibilities:

Assist education trainers in the preparation of daily diets for a variety of animal ambassadors. 


Must be able to follow diet guidelines, and be comfortable with cutting fruits and vegetables and handling insects. Volunteer may not have a nut allergy as parrot diets will contain nuts. 


  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Submit an online application
  • Participate in a 20-30 minute interview.
  • Have a clear criminal background check and child abuse history.
  • Submit for FBI fingerprinting or sign waiver if eligible.
  • Have reliable and convenient internet access.
  • Attend new Volunteer Orientation.
  • Attend at least six (6) of 11 Saturday monthly meetings per year.
  • Commit to a minimum of 100 hours of service per year.
  • Commit to a regular monthly schedule.


Acceptance in to the program is based on your interview, availability and compatibility of interests.