Wildlife Rehabilitation (ages 18+)
Join our nationally-recognized wildlife rehabilitation team and learn how to care for orphaned and injured native California wildlife. This care includes hand feeding baby birds and mammals, cleaning enclosures, washing dishes and laundry, setting up enclosures, releasing animals, and much more.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital is in immediate need of volunteers for the 6-9 p.m. shifts. If you can volunteer for one of these evening shifts, especially Friday or Saturday evening, please contact the Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer Manager directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
Animal Husbandry Volunteers (ages 18+)
Help care for the museum’s collection of non-releasable California wildlife! Animal husbandry volunteers are responsible for cleaning enclosures, preparing diets, and providing enrichment for animals, as well as general maintenance of work areas. Weekly four-hour shifts are available seven days a week.
Museum Interpreters (ages 18+)
Museum interpreters learn to educate museum visitors about the animals on exhibit and wildlife in our backyards. Interpreters also provide informal and formal public presentations, using live animals and natural history artifacts. Museum interpreter volunteers work a weekly three-hour shift.
Docents (ages 18+)
Help educate school-aged children and adults about native wildlife and their habitats by conducting museum programs and visiting classrooms. Take what you learn to special events in the community.
Natural History Volunteers (ages 18+)
Help care for more than 10,000 artifacts and taxidermy specimens in our collection. Load and unload carts of specimens for programs. Knowledge of natural sciences is helpful.
Retail Operations (ages 16+)
If you enjoy talking to the public, shopping for the perfect gift, and helping people, consider becoming a volunteer for the Lindsay store. Price merchandise, clean and stock the store, assist teachers and other customers, and use the register.