Note: Minimum age to volunteer is 9 years of age. Volunteers under the age of 14 years require supervision by an adult who is at least 18 years of age. Volunteers under the age of 18 years require parent/guardian consent.
The Hamilton Aviary is a BRAVE place where all are welcome, just as you are!
DAILY CARE & ENRICHMENT
Our most popular shifts happen 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The Flock eagerly greets the morning volunteer crew who serves them up fresh pellets, fruits and veggies followed by time to play and bond!
TIDY UP &
You will quickly learn that birds love to make a mess! Every Thursday night, our volunteers swoop in from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm to clean house but are rewarded with one-on-one time with their favourites!
THE GREY ZONE
Our newest program offers volunteers a chance to work with Flock members who have a gift for learning new things. Volunteers follow a structured course outline to encourage maximum knowledge retention. (Adults only)
WORDS WITH BIRDS
Wednesday nights are reserved for families to interact with the Flock from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This includes our Words with Birds reading program as well as a variety of creative activities like crafts and toy making.
It takes a lot of collaboration to make our Flock thrive. If you have in interest education, marketing, fundraising and event planning or plant care, reach out to us to connect.
If your looking for a unique team building experience, we have just the thing for you! Our corporate teams get a behind the scenes visit with the Flock.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our Board of Directors is a diverse leadership team that provides both visionary and hands support to our mission. If you are looking for a once in a lifetime opportunity
to lead, join us!