WILDLIFE REHABILITATION VOLUNTEERS provide routine daily care for injured and orphaned native wildlife, until they are ready for release back into the wild. Volunteer duties include feeding animals, preparation of diets, a significant amount of cleaning including cages, dishes, floors and wards, admitting patients, answering phones and record keeping. Volunteers may also have the opportunity to assist with medical tasks such as administering medications, physical therapy, assisting with radiographs and surgeries. In addition, Volunteers may participate in special projects, tours, training, cage building and animal rescues.Interested in becoming a Zoo Volunteer? Fill out an online volunteer application at www.nczoo.org/volunteer and you will be contacted.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- two, six hour shifts each month
- Ages 12-15 must volunteer w/ parent or guardian