Second Chance Wildlife


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living things, we will not find peace.”

Albert Schweitzer

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General Facility Volunteer

-Assist with day-to-day general housekeeping including facility laundry, washing feeding dishes and implements, cleaning empty cages and carriers, sweeping, mopping, etc.

-Cleaning cages of resident exotic birds including changing newspaper inside cages daily, washing down cages weekly, sweep and mop around cages daily/weekly

Office Assistant -  spring/summer

Entering data on animal intakes for the annual reports sent to the state and federal government. This needs to be done once a week.

Fundraising – year round

Organizing, coordinating and running fundraising projects.

Taking part in fundraising events

Maintenance - periodic

Facility maintenance projects may include repair of flight cages, repair of facility fencing, building new cages, etc.

Animal Care Assistant– spring/summer

Assist in the care of wildlife patients including cleaning cages, feeding babies, medication and other treatments. Preparation of diets for different species. Feeding and care of mealworms, crickets, etc. used for feeding various rehab patients. Volunteers must first complete one year as a general volunteer prior to becoming an animal care assistant.

Animal Transport – year round. Those interested in transporting would need to contact Jena Sanchez with the Colorado Division of Wildlife for training information at (719)227-5204.

Click Here for the volunteer requirements and printable application forms. Application does not guarantee acceptance.

Volunteer Program