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As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we rely on our dedicated and passionate volunteers to operate and maintain our 1.5 acre facility. It is our volunteers which allow us at Seaside to carry on our mission of rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing wild birds.
Rescue Team Volunteers respond to calls that our rescue dispatch receives regarding injured birds, and transport them to the Sanctuary for care. Our rescue team uses a WhatsApp chat to dispatch calls, and volunteers respond when they are available for specific calls.
*Special onsite training is required for this position.
Hospital Assistants work in the Sanctuary's hospital assisting hospital staff with numerous duties such as food prep, feeding, cleaning cages, restraining birds during examination, filling out patient medical charts, admitting injured birds, general hospital cleaning, laundry, etc.
*Certain hospital duties require special training before allowed to perform.
Outdoor Avian Care Assistants assist with various outdoor duties in the Sanctuary including food prep, feeding, cleaning pools, raking aviaries, scrubbing benches, cleaning bird baths, etc.
Sanctuary Greeter/Tour Guides are responsible for greeting Sanctuary visitors, answering general questions, directing visitors where to go when bringing in an injured bird, and conducting guided tours when scheduled. Education Volunteers also assist with presentations and school groups. Avian Ambassador handling training is offered to passionate, dedicated volunteers.
Maintenance Volunteers perform various maintenance duties around the Sanctuary such as painting, repairing holes in aviary netting, carpentry, electrical work, plumbing/pool repair, and general landscaping work such as weeding, raking, mowing, and tree trimming.
*Volunteers with special trade skills such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and landscapers are highly desired.
Gift Shop volunteers are responsible for cashing out customers, stocking shelves, answering incoming phone calls, answering visitor questions, and other duties as requested by our Gift Shop Manager.
Event volunteers represent Seaside at scheduled onsite and/or offsite events. They help with table and tent set-up, engaging with guests about the Sanctuary, merchandise sales, and more. Avian Ambassador handling training is offered to passionate, dedicated volunteers.
*A volunteer's performance and tenure at the Sanctuary can be reevaluated and/or terminated at the discretion of Seaside Management at any time.
*The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace.
Sign up to become a volunteer at the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary by downloading and filling out the Volunteer Application and returning it, along with your I.D., to the Sanctuary's gift shop between the hours of 10:00am - 2:00pm.
Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785
The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Federal Tax ID #: 81-3774704
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