- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
27 people are interested
Wildlife on the Move has been providing live animal education programs to school groups, libraries, festivals, church groups, Scout groups, birthday parties, etc. for over 14 years. Our diverse animal collection - mostly reptiles - requires daily care. It is a great way to learn more about fascinating critters from around the world and help with our educational efforts. Three-stage training provided. You will start with invertebrates, and eventually move up to critters like lizards, turtles, and tortoises. Finally, you will learn to care for our non-venomous snakes and specialized mammals.
Commitment: We ask that volunteers provide a minimum of two hours per week or weekend.
Requirements: A volunteer should be at least 13 years of age* or older and reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. He/She should have an appreciation for, and a basic understanding of, the type of critters that are in our collection. A volunteer should have a positive attitude and be committed to learning more about what we do. Reliable transportation to and from compound or venue provided by volunteer/family member is a must. *(13-15 Year Old Volunteers must have a parent or guardian present during their shift at the compound or presentation venue).
Areas of Interest:
Critter Care - Learn how to care for animals in our teaching collection. You will start with invertebrates, and eventually move up to lizards and tortoises. Finally, you will learn to care for snakes (non-venomous only).
Animal Presentations - Volunteers with a desire and an aptitude may be given the opportunity to learn the art of sharing knowledge and appreciation of wild critters with various types of audiences. This opportunity will exist for volunteers who have accumulated 50 hours of volunteer service.
Website and Media Work - Maintaining the WOTM website (www.wildlifeonthemove.com) is another opportunity for involvement. as well as photography and videography. This would include web design enhancements (overall design, SEO, changing pictures/captions, inserting videos, changing Creature Feature, etc.), photography at events, video documentation of events, as well as the incorporation of other social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in getting WOTM increased exposure.
If you meet the requirements and would be interested in volunteering with Wildlife On The Move. please complete the form online:
We'll work with your schedule.
5218 Kiwanis RoadDallas, TX 75236
- Math / Science Instruction
- Animal Care / Handling
- Environmental Education
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 13
- Orientation or Training
- Two hours per week minimum; Available Days: Monday-Friday (Mornings are Preferable); Saturday-Sunday (Mornings are Preferable); WOTM Staff will provide initial training up to 6 Hours prior to Solo Animal Care Responsibilities;
- Reliable transportation, interest in wildlife & nature education, a positive attitude and commitment a must; A volunteer should be at least 13 years of age* or older and reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. (See Above for More Details)