Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Development Associate.  The Wildlife Center of Virginia is hiring a full-time Development Associate to add to our fundraising team.  This individual will be responsible for processing contributions, communicating with donors, assisting with Center special events, and managing several donor programs.  Qualified individuals will have strong communication and inter-personal skills.  Applicant materials can be sent to rhuwa@wildlifecenter.org.

Front-desk Coordinator.  As part of the Outreach and Education Department, this position serves as the voice of the Center to the public by answering calls, greeting lobby visitors, and admitting patients.  The front-desk coordinator has a wide range of responsibilities and is integral to communicating appropriate advice to callers for injured or orphaned wildlife as well as using creative solutions to resolve human and wildlife conflicts. The Wildlife Center is open from 9am until 5pm seven days a week. Weekend work is required.

General Maintenance Worker. The Wildlife Center of Virginia is hiring a full-time, year-round Maintenance Worker to join our team. This position is responsible for a variety of maintenance tasks, including animal enclosure repairs, upkeep of enclosures and facilities, identifying needs for repairs, and responding to specific maintenance requests. This is a full-time, year-round position and will report directly to Vice President for Administration. Applicant materials can be sent to lkegley@wildlifecenter.org

Veterinary Internships. In 2022, the Wildlife Center of Virginia will be offering two one-year-long 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 incorporating the One Health philosophy.

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


Training Positions [with financial aid]

None 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.