Bird Rehabilitation Caregiver

As a Bird Rehabilitation Caregiver you will provide important support to the rehabilitation of sick or injured wildlife. As part of the role you will feed, water, clean, and care for all birds, and help with the release of the birds when rehabilitated. You will need to work quietly and quickly as most birds are wild birds.

It is an opportunity to learn more about wildlife care and and spend time with others who share similar interests in birds. Regular assessments are given along with training from specialists to increase volunteers knowledge.

We aim to provide a hospital and sanctuary for injured or ill birds, promoting the preservation of bird life in New Zealand, and educating the public in protecting and understanding New Zealand's native and non-native bird life.


Must have a willingness to learn and have a reasonable level of fitness as you will be required to lift cages with birds in them. You will also need a reasonable level of health as you are handling wildlife. Volunteer is required to be 18 years of age or older.

Time commitment:

A weekly or fortnightly shift either morning 8:00am - 12:00pm or an afternoon shift 1:00pm - 5:00pm. We are open 7 days a week and we are looking for an ongoing commitment to cope with the very busy spring/summer season that is not too far off.

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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