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Wildlife Rehabilitation Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 521 people are interested
Ashley Smith carries pelican
You will learn how to safely work with all different types of wildlife that we care for.

Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary is a nonprofit rehabilitation center for native NC wildlife. Our dedicated volunteers provide assistance in the general care and maintenance of the sanctuary and resident non-releasable education animals.

Duties include: cleaning cages, feeding & watering animals, socializing our education animals, and assisting in general sanctuary upkeep. Shifts are available!
If you enjoy hard work and want to make a difference in the lives of NC wildlife, this is the place for you!

Please register here-https://www.possumwoodacres.org

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About Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary

Location:

119 Doe Drive, Hubert, NC 28539, US

Mission Statement

A. To provide a wildl animal facility for the rescue, treatment, and release of sick, injured, and orphaned native wildlife; B. To educate the public about and to promote understanding of the local wildlife and their habitats; C. To increase awareness of and appreciation for the value of wildlife and the environment, and to protect these natural resources; D. To promote the highest standards in all activities of the wildlife rehabilitator profession; E. To promote networking, communication, and cooperation among rehabilitators, wildlife organizations, and facilities on local, statewide, and national levels.

Description

Wildlife Sanctuary specializing in rehabilitation care and treatment of small mammals, songbirds, waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds, and reptiles. Provides orphan care for babies and eventual release back in to the wild. Provides educational programs and presentations to schools, youth and civic groups, and libraries, relating to native local wildlife, ecology, environment, natural resources, and backyard habitat creation. Serves as a learning center to provide experience in hands-on rehabilitation skills to new rehabilitators, or those interested in earning their mandatory hours of experience and training. Provides a sanctuary home to certain non-releasable waterfowl and domestic waterfowl waiting for adoption.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, Community, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

119 Doe DriveHubert, NC 28539

(34.73606,-77.20838)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Veterinary
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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