JOIN THE FLOCK!

The Friends of the Aviary offers a variety of positions for all comfort and experience levels. If you would like to discuss our opportunities before applying, please contact us. Learn more about our volunteer roles below.

 

APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED!

Please check back in a few weeks for our new volunteer opportunities. We look forward to getting to know you! If you would like to book a tour, click here.

 

VOLUNTEER ROLES

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.

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 &
SOCIAL HOUR

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.

SPECIAL COMMITTEES

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.

CORPORATE GROUPS

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!

 

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