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

Veterinary Interns. In 2021, 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 incorporating the One Health philosophy. Each intern will be supervised by the Director of Veterinary Services, a veterinary fellow, two licensed veterinary technicians, and three wildlife rehabilitators.


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.