Animal Care Volunteer
Care for the animals of the Museum's living collections from 8am-12pm. The main duties involve preparing food for the animals in the Living Collections as well as cleaning their enclosures. The Animal Care volunteer cares for a wide range of animals including (but not limited to) snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders, rats, and many invertebrate species. Be prepared to get dirty.
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must have experience caring for animals (including pets)
- Commitment to a regular 8am-12pm shift for at least one year
- Willingness to feed live invertebrates and frozen/thawed fish and pinky mice to other animals
- Comfortable working around and cleaning animal waste
- Comfortable touching and handling snakes, turtles, rats, and some invertebrates
- Able to bend to floor level, climb on step stool, reach, and lift 20 pounds
Let us know any previous animal experience you might have.
This position's current openings are from 8am-12pm.
Are you a current CAS/PNNM volunteer?
I have volunteered in the past
Are you a current Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Member?
I have been a member in the past
If you are new to our organization, how did you hear about us?
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