Bird adoption, sanctuary, rescue, and care education services for parrots and other captive exotic 'pet' birds. Based in Minneapolis - St. Paul (Twin Cities) area of Minnesota and serving Midwest.



P.O. Box 821  Stillwater, MN  55082  

Phone: (651) 275-0568  Fax: (651) 275-0457  


  Captive Bird Rescue, Adoption, Sanctuary & Care Education Volunteer Center 


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Shift Manager Duties

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Download Adobe Acrobat ReaderThese are the general duties that should be completed by each Shift Manager on each shift. All Shift Managers are required to take Basic Bird Care and Advanced Bird Care classes.

  Read the log book through to the last shift that you worked - it's important that you know what's happened since you've been there.

  Check medical board for additions/changes.

  Cage check at beginning of shift.

  Make sure new Volunteers have filled out proper applications and releases and understand safety and hygiene protocols.

  Make sure Volunteers know what needs to be done and ensure that it is being done properly.

  Feed special needs birds.

  Administer medications.

  Do laundry if necessary.

  Fill out any incident reports for accidents.

  Verify all medications were given and initial the medical board.

  Complete log book.

  Do a final cage check.

  Quarantine Area: Only Shift Managers should work in the Quarantine Area! Please see Veterinary Guidelines & Quarantine Protocols for proper procedures.

  Do a final back door check.

  Final visual check - Put any stray dishes, perches, toys, newspaper, etc. in their proper places.

  Log hours in the Volunteer Hours Log Book.

  Make sure all doors are locked.

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