Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

No positions available at this time. 

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

Training Positions [with financial aid]

Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern. This one-year advanced training program in wildlife rehabilitation begins February 15, 2019, and runs through February 14, 2020. Through this program, the intern will gain intensive, hands-on training and experience in the field of wildlife rehabilitation, focusing on animal nutrition, husbandry, feeding techniques, capture and restraint methods, release criteria, captive animal behaviors, and natural history.

To apply, please email cover letter, résumé, and three references to: 
Kelsey Pleasants, CWR
Wildlife Rehabilitator

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.