Thank you for your interest in volunteering or interning with the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program. Due to Covid-19, we are not offering new volunteer opportunities until further notice. We are assessing impacts of the virus and will re-open volunteer orientations when the threat passes in our community. 


The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program has many volunteer opportunities.  It takes many hands and hearts to care for nearly 300 patients annually.

Our Current Opportunities available are:

  • Front Desk Reception - Mondays 12pm to 5pm, Wednesday & Fridays 8am to 1pm,  Tuesdays & Thursday 8am to 5pm. (minimum of 2 hours, maximum of 9)
  • Rodent caretaker - Daily opportunities dependent on your availability and our needs. We can discuss shift options during the interview.
  • Special event planning and organizing - Many possible opportunities - Contact us to discuss
  • Public outreach help - Many possible opportunities - Contact us to discuss
  • Raptor Care Volunteer - We are currently accepting applications for 5 bird care openings to start early summer 2020.  Please read through the application process and submit all items to

Please complete and turn in the Volunteer application.   Completed application should be accompanied by a resume, and statement of purpose and submitted to Lisa Winta at, or by fax 970-484-7763, or by mail to 2519 S. Shields St., #115, Fort Collins, CO 80526.  Your statement of purpose should include:  Why you would like this volunteer opportunity. What you hope to gain from this experience. What you hope to contribute to the RMRP. Please also include any additional information. This will be followed by an interview and background check.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at or 970-484-7756.

We want to make sure you know what kind of work you will be doing when volunteering to care for the birds at the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program.  Therefore all those wishing to start as a bird care volunteer must shadow a two hour shift to start.  Please fill out this form to request a shadowing.

We are NOT scheduling shadowing opportunities until after July 1, 2020. 

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