Volunteer at the Wildlife Learning Center!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


16027 Yarnell Street STE 251Sylmar, CA 91342


Wildlife Learning Center is looking for Volunteers!

Wildlife Learning Center (WLC) provides sanctuary for 52 species of exotic and native wildlife. WLC’s one-acre facility is open to the public 7 days a week and offers a variety of onsite and outreach educational programs. A staff of biologists that are supported by volunteers and interns runs WLC.

DUTIES: WLC volunteers have limited interaction with the animals, but are an

essential part of WLC’s grounds and animal care team.

  • Cleaning select animal enclosures
  • Cleaning of animal carriers and diet dishes
  • Janitorial duties as needed
  • Watering plants and raking pathway
  • Maintaining public areas
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must commit to at least 1 consistent day per week for a 3-hour shift for at least 6 months (weekday shifts are especially needed)
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years old
  • Must have a professional appearance, maturity, friendly demeanor and a positive attitude!
  • WLC runs a background check on all staff, interns and volunteers


  • Interact with the wild animal of your choice every 4 th day you volunteer!
  • Work and network with friendly and knowledgeable wildlife biologists
  • WLC is happy to write letters of recommendation and recommend employment to prospective employers. Volunteering at WLC is a great resume builder!


  • First, email: volunteers@wildlifelearningcenter.com

And let us know you are interested and would like more information.

  • A WLC volunteer coordinator will send you more information and an application.
  • You are on your way to a fun and rewarding volunteer experience!

Wildlife Learning Center

16027 Yarnell Street

Sylmar CA 91342




  • General Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Janitorial Maintenance
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3-hour shift per week for 6 months

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