There are many different jobs available to
you as a Friend of the Aviary. You can spend
as little as 2-3 hours every second week, or
as much time as you have, working with and
for the birds.
The following are some of the ways that
you can help:
- Care and Feeding of the Birds:
This is a basic job. Every day of
the year a team of volunteers arrives
each morning to clean the Aviary
and put out fresh food and water.
- Aviary Maintenance: A crew
meets regularly on weekday evenings
to perform repairs or upgrades to
- Visitor Guides: If you like
people as well as birds, this may
be for you. Visitor Guides show visitors around the Aviary,
identify the birds and explain the
operations of the Aviary.
Not only will you be helping the birds,
and helping the City of Hamilton preserve
a landmark institution, you will certainly
make new friends, learn a lot about birds,
and, if you're already an expert, enjoy
the experience of of teaching people about
birds. You will also get to know birds that you might not have the time, the
money or the space to keep yourself.