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ambassador care volunteer


About the Role: 

This crucial volunteer role will directly support Center for Wildlife's Education Team in the care of our ambassador animals here at Center for Wildlife! This role will involve a variety of jobs including food preparation, enclosure cleaning and site maintenance, and some interactions with visitors.


Time Commitment:

One, four hour shift per week for a minimum of 5-6 months,

with the option to return the following season or continue

volunteering year-round.


  • Basic knowledge of native species and ambassadors, as well as their natural and personal histories, or ability to learn

  • Comfortable working independently and adhering to established protocols

  • Physical fitness to work 4 hours (with breaks) and lift up to 50 pounds

  • Willingness to learn, assist staff, and take initiative as needed

  • Willingness to work indoors and outdoors in all seasons and weather

  • Willingness to jump in and get dirty, regardless of the task


Ready to Make the Commitment? 

Our team will review your application to determine whether we could be a good match for each other. If so, we will follow up to request a brief phone interview to discuss your interests, background, and the role.


If selected, we will invite you for an orientation and training sessions. After that, you'll be an official member of the incredibly valuable Center for Wildlife volunteer team.

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