Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Development Officer.  The Wildlife Center of Virginia is hiring a full-time Development Officer to add to our fundraising team.  This individual will be responsible for cultivating relationships with donors, planning and managing Center events, supporting the fundraising team, and coordinating proposals for grants.  Qualified individuals will be organized and will have strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Applicant materials can be sent to lkegley@wildlifecenter.org.

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.

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


Training Positions [with financial aid]

Veterinary Internships. In 2020, the Wildlife Center of Virginia will be offering two veterinary internships, one through the Veterinary Internship Residency Matching Program (VIRMP) and a second outside of the VIRMP, for graduate veterinarians seeking further experience in conservation and wildlife medicine. The veterinary interns have primary case responsibilities, primary surgery responsibilities, and participate in clinical and topical didactic rounds. The interns have access to state-of-the-art veterinary equipment, a veterinary library, and online journal access. The interns share on-call duties with a veterinary fellow, and off-clinics time is provided. Please read the complete job description and requirements, along with additional instructions for those applying outside of the matching program. 


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.