Keeper Aide: Bird House
The Bird House at the Smithsonian's National Zoo is home to a large variety of birds. With the Bird House currently closed for renovations, keeper aides will be sent to several locations across the Zoo where birds are currently being housed, including the Bird House. Volunteers are needed to help the animal care staff clean exhibits, floors and dishes, prepare food, make enrichment items, and other tasks as needed.Volunteers must be able to commit to one day per week for a minimum of one year or two days per week for a minimum of six months. Shifts are available on weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. or, in some cases, 12 p.m. Weekend shifts are currently full.