Conservation Care Volunteer
The Conservation Care Volunteer’s main tasks involve caring for the animals we keep at the Museum for head-starting and other conservation projects. Currently the animals include Blanding’s turtles, smooth greensnakes, and wood frogs.
The main tasks include (but are not limited to):
- Cleaning aquatic tanks (includes siphoning water, cleaning rocks, writing identification number on turtles’ carapace, feeding)
- Feeding, giving fresh water, misting tanks of wood frogs and smooth greensnakes
The volunteer must be willing to feed live prey to animals (invertebrates and fish) as well as learn other tasks to help care for other animals in the living collections as needed.
- Must be able to lift 20 lbs above your shoulder
- Must be able to bend, kneel, stretch, and push heavy carts
Currently there is only one opening for this volunteer position on Mondays
Let us know any previous lab 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
Anything else we should know?
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