Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a National Aviary volunteer. Adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. *Response required in some sections. Once the form is complete, click the submit button at the bottom.

Name and address

How did you learn about our volunteer program?

What motivated you to apply?

Area of interest

Please review the volunteer information on the National Aviary website. Which volunteer task or position most interests you?

List any special skills or talents.

Background checks

Are you able to pass all of the criminal and child abuse investigations that we require?


The Aviary is open to the public from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, seven days a week. Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Morning (9:00 - noon), Afternoon (noon-5:00), Evening (after 5:00 pm for special events)


One - two references are required. At least one must be a professional (work-related) reference. Personal references should not be members of your immediate family.

PA Residency

Have you been a continuous PA resident for at least the past 10 years?

National Aviary Volunteer Requirements

As a National Aviary Volunteer, I will:

*Commit to a minimum number of hours per month corresponding with my assignment.

*Plan schedule and choose assignments at least one month in advance.

*Create shift schedules that include the highest priority assignments.

*Commit to active learning and participate in continuing education.

*Interact with visitors utilizing National Aviary Visitor Engagement protocol.

*Follow established dress code.

I am at least 18 years old.