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Position: Greeter Volunteer Position
Organization: Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre
Location: Moodie Drive, Nepean/Ottawa, Ontario

About Us:

The Wild Bird Care Centre is a registered charitable organization. We run completely on public donations and receive no government funding. The Centre takes in over 3,000 birds annually. All of the birds are brought to us by the caring public who find them. We’re open 365 days a year. We’re able to achieve this feat thanks to our wonderful volunteers, our tremendous supporters and our hardworking staff.


  • To assess, treat, and rehabilitate injured, ill, or orphaned wild birds for the purpose of releasing them back into their natural habitat.
  • To provide the public with information on bird intervention, safe handling techniques and avian injury prevention.
  • To educate people of all ages about the natural history, conservation and rehabilitation of wild birds, through guided tours and off-site presentations.


  • 16 years of age and up
  • An up-to-date tetanus shot
  • Friendly, outgoing and ability to multi-task, innovate, and think critically
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with little supervision
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a sometimes fast-paced environment, and to maintain motivation in slower-paced times


Providing reliable and accurate information over the phone to the thousands of callers needing help. We take pride providing advice to our caring community. As a greeter your job would not only be to answer the phone but to be a friendly face greeting visitors and people with injured, orphaned wild birds.

Time Commitment:

We ask that you dedicate 4 hours a week, preferably on the same day, starting at 10am-2pm or noon-4pm.


The Greeter is responsible to the Volunteer Coordinator for all matters. Any questions can be directed to:
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To Volunteer:

If you are interested in volunteering your time at the Centre, please fill out the Volunteer Application form by clicking “Volunteer Now” or visit us at the Centre. If a volunteer position becomes available and your application is selected you will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator.

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GoodWork ID: 34746       Date posted to May 15 2017