Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Full-time/Part-time Front Desk Coordinator.  The Front Desk Coordinator represents the Wildlife Center to the general public, often serving as the first staff member to interact with individuals who contact the Center by telephone or email or who visit the Center. The front-desk coordinator answers questions concerning injured or orphaned wildlife, helps determine solutions for human/wildlife conflicts, coordinates the rescue and transport of wild animals in need, admits patients to the hospital, as well as completing some administrative and supportive tasks.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations: Wildlife Center of Virginia, c/o Maggie McCartney, P.O. Box 1557, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or to MMcCartney@wildlifecenter.org.

Outreach Communications Coordinator. The outreach communications coordinator plays a significant role in promoting the Wildlife Center’s mission of teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment.  Working within the outreach department, the communications coordinator will be responsible for sharing stories, with an emphasis on digital communication, by using the unique experience of a wildlife hospital to educate the public to promote change in the actions of individuals and institutions related to wildlife and the environment, and increase the public’s awareness of, interaction with, and support for the Wildlife Center of Virginia. Please read the complete job description for more information, qualifications, and instructions on how to apply. 


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

Training Positions [with financial aid]

None 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.