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Wildlife Rescue Helpline (18 years or older)

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ORGANIZATION: Wildlife Rescue League

  • 65 people are interested
Raccoon in Cage
Orphaned Raccoon

IMPORTANT: Responses on this website are not checked frequently. If you are interested in this opportunity, please go to https://portal.wildliferescueleague.org/volunteer_questionnaire/ and submit the questionnaire. You must be 18 years of age for this volunteer position and live in Northern Virginia, surrounding counties, or Washington D.C.

Wildlife Rescue League is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster the appreciation of our wild neighbors. We are always looking for volunteers who live in Northern Virginia (the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park, and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier) to help wildlife in need. WRL depends on licensed wildlife rehabilitators, transporters, and helpline volunteers to achieve its mission.

We are currently looking for volunteers to staff our wildlife helpline. a great way to help wildlife. You will field questions from the public about how to respond to all kinds of wildlife situations, including injured, orphaned, sick, and nuisance wildlife. You will learn all about wildlife, such as when a baby bird or a mammal needs help or when it should be left alone, how to help injured wildlife, and how to humanely deal with critters in attics and under decks.

The helpline volunteer shifts are 7 days per week, during the day, and you chose 2-hour shifts that are most convenient for you. You volunteer from your own home, using your computer to hear incoming messages and then returning calls to provide advice or a referral to a species-specific wildlife rehabilitator or wildlife veterinarian. We provide the necessary training.

Please go to https://portal.wildliferescueleague.org/volunteer_questionnaire/and complete the volunteer application. Our volunteer coordinator will respond to you shortly.

Thank you for your interest in wildlife!

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About Wildlife Rescue League

Location:

P.O. Box 704, Falls Church, VA 22040, US

Mission Statement

Wildlife Rescue League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster the appreciation of our wild neighbors.

Description

An Organization of volunteers who support wildlife rehabilitation for sick, injured and orphaned native Virginia wildlife.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Environment
Animals, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-16 hours per month, one year commitment
  • Live in Northern Virginia, surrounding counties, or Washington DC; 18 years or older.

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