Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Handyman. The Center is looking for a skilled and reliable handyman 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. The Center is looking to fill the position immediately; however, the position will remain open until the right candidate is hired.  Please read the complete job description for more information, qualifications, and instructions on how to apply. 

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. 

Licensed Veterinary Technician. The Wildlife Center of Virginia is seeking an experienced, mature, detailed-oriented, and innovative individual, with strong technical and diagnostic skills, that can fulfill the duties of veterinary technician, train veterinary, vet-tech, and rehabilitation students, and help with the management of the hospital. The Center is looking to fill this full-time position before October 31; however, the position will remain open until the right candidate is hired. 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]

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.