Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

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.

Six-month Veterinary Internship in Wildlife and Conservation Medicine. The intern will be involved in all aspects of wildlife medicine including physical exams, diagnostic sample collection, radiography, anesthesia, surgery, medical treatment, necropsy, husbandry, record maintenance, telephone consultations, on-call emergencies, and presentations at rounds.

Applicants must submit: Curriculum Vitae, letter of interest, three reference letters, and official veterinary school academic transcript (in English). All applications must be received by November 18, 2018. Selected candidates will be interviewed before December 22nd, 2018, with final selection made before January 10th, 2019. Questions and applications regarding the program should be directed to Dr. Ernesto Dominguez, Hospital Director, The Wildlife Center of Virginia, P.O. Box 1557, Waynesboro, VA 22980. Email: edominguez@wildlifecenter.org.

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.