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.

Director of Veterinary Services. The Wildlife Center of Virginia is seeking a Director of Veterinary Services to lead a well-established, well-equipped, nonprofit, teaching, and research hospital for wildlife and One Health medicine.  In addition to overseeing the clinical care of 3,000 patients annually, the Director of Veterinary Services leads a team of highly qualified and professional staff.  WCV prioritizes teamwork, collegiality, and a positive work environment.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively in the pursuit of WCV’s mission, “teaching the world to care about, and care for, wildlife and the environment.”

Hospital Manager.  The Wildlife Center of Virginia is hiring a full-time Hospital Manager to add to our veterinary team.  This position will provide administrative support for the Veterinary Staff and will be the point of contact for the Center’s WILD-ONe patient management/data analysis system. Qualified individuals will be organized and will have strong communication and computer skills.  Applicant materials can be sent to kpierce@wildlifecenter.org

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

Training Positions [with financial aid]

Licensed Veterinary Technician Intern. The Center currently has an opening for a 13-month veterinary technician intern with a start date of August 1, 2020; the position will remain open until the right candidate is hired. To be considered for this position, the intern must be eligible for licensure in Virginia in Veterinary Technology.  This means they must either be: 

Currently licensed as a veterinary technician
In the final semester of an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) approved veterinary technology program and able to provide a passing score on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) within three months of the internship start date. 

The one-year veterinary intern will perform diagnostic procedures (radiographs, blood work, and fecal exams) to evaluate patient health, monitor anesthesia on a variety of species, and work as part of a team to complete daily patient treatments. For a complete job description and list of responsibilities, as well as application procedures, please click here. 

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.