Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Seasonal Front Desk Assistant. The seasonal Front Desk Assistant is a part of the Outreach and Education Department and works with the staff Front Desk Coordinators as the voice of the Wildlife Center to the public. The assistant answers calls, communicates wildlife advice, greets visitors, and admits wildlife patients. This position is seasonal, running March through September 2024, at 40 hours per week. Weekend work is required. Click here for more information about the internships and how to apply.

Seasonal Wildlife Rehabilitator/Veterinary Assistant. Seasonal rehabilitators/vet assistants help with animal care and daily center operations during the busy spring and summer seasons, when the Center may be admitting between 20-40 patients a day.  They work as part of a team to complete daily patient treatments, including preparation and administration of medication. This full-time seasonal position has a flexible start and end date, depending on candidate availability, however, start dates of March or April running through August or September are preferred. Click here for more information about the internships and how to apply.

No phone calls, please! We want to keep the lines open for wildlife emergencies. 


Training Positions [with financial aid]

No training positions are available at this time.


Volunteer Opportunities

Each year, the Wildlife Center relies on hundreds of volunteers and students to help us help wildlife return to the wild. Please visit our volunteer opportunities or training opportunities pages to learn more. The rehabilitation and outreach staff are currently accepting applications for externship positions. 

Join us in making a real difference in wildlife conservation and the environment.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.