About the Role:

Each year the Center for Wildlife's busy medical clinic admits more than 2,000 patients across 190 local species. The Medical Clinic Volunteer is a vital role that provides essential wildlife patient support including meal prep and delivery, enclosure and facility cleaning, dishes, laundry, seasonal infant patient feeding, and much more. This is a very physical role for those who enjoy the satisfaction of rolling up their sleeves and getting a little dirty, and learning more about natural history and the wildlife that lives in our region.

Time Commitment:

One four-hour shift per week for three months minimum


  • Highly dependable and punctual

  • Willingness to participate in dirty jobs

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Respect for the needs of vulnerable wildlife patients, including a quiet and stress-free healing environment

  • Ability to adhere to medical and safety procedures and protocol

  • Comfortable asking questions of staff or apprentices

  • Ability to keep a cool head in uncomfortable or stressful situations

View here for a full description and position responsibilities.

Ready to Make the Commitment? 

Apply via the link below. 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

Physical Address

375 Mountain Road, Cape Neddick, ME 03902

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 620, Cape Neddick, ME 03902

Call Us

(207) 361-1400