About the Role:

The Wildlife Hotline and Admissions Volunteer is a very important and visible role, responsible for assisting the public with any situations involving wildlife. This includes all aspects of incoming and outgoing Wildlife Hotline calls, the initial screening, triage, and admission of wildlife patients to the clinic. This position is also responsible for data entry into Wild-One database, coordinating patient releases, greeting rescuers, assisting with research, accepting donations, and maintaining the admissions areas and lobby. 

Time Commitment:

One four-hour shift per week for six months minimum


  • Friendly and comfortable with people, in person and on the phone

  • Strong, clear communication skills

  • Comfortable taking control of and defusing stressful situations

  • Knowledge of native species and natural history

  • Commitment to the Center's mission and messaging

  • Ability to enter data quickly and accurately via computer

  • Capable multi-tasking

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds

View here for a full description and position responsibilities.


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 then training sessions, followed by a final assessment. After that, you'll be an official member of the incredibly valuable Center for Wildlife volunteer team.

Can't find what you're looking for? Contact us at volunteer@thecenterforwildlife.org.