Want to Become a Volunteer?
Complete one of the applications below:
Send Your Completed Application to:
World Bird Sanctuary
125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd.
Valley Park, MO 63088
Fax : (636) 861-3240
Questions about volunteering?
Call: (636) 225-4390 or
Junior volunteers have the opportunity to assist with daily chores in the education and animal management departments. This position allows young aspiring naturalist to be in a safe proximity to the animals, while learning about conservation and animal care. Applicants must be at least 13 years old and 16 years old to handle birds of prey.
|Naturalist||Assist the Office of Wildlife Learning staff with the presentation of education programs to help the public and the maintenance of all education animals. Help maintain exhibits and displays and answer questions from the public. This position requires the handing of animals and outdoor work.|
|Animal Care Technician||Assist the staff in our behind the scenes area with the husbandry and care of exotic birds, amazing raptors and breeding birds. Husbandry duties may include food preparations, cleaning facilities, assisting with animal training and general maintenance. This position requires the handling of animals and outdoor work.|
|Rehabilitation Technician||Assist the staff at our avian hospital with the care, treatment, feeding, cleaning and medicating of birds undergoing rehabilitation. This position requires the handling of birds and outdoor work.|
|Docent||Work at the visitor information, nature centers or display areas. Welcome and guide visitors with a brief overview of the property. This position does NOT require the handing of animals or birds, but does require outdoor work.|
|Field Studies Technician||Assist the Field Studies Department with the ongoing study of on-site wild bird populations. This includes visual and auditory observations, mist netting songbirds and nest box studies. This position is seasonal for 1 day a week and requires outdoor work.|
|Clerical||Assist the staff at the World Bird Sanctuary offices with answering phones, data entry, filing and other generic office work. This position does NOT require the handling of animals, birds or outdoor work.|