Wildlife Volunteer Transporter - Athens, Georgia
WREN is currently recruiting volunteers to transport injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife throughout Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Typically, the transports involve picking up an already contained, orphaned mammal, injured or orphaned bird, or injured reptile or amphibian and transporting them to the nearest permitted rehabilitator or a specific veterinary clinic that triages wildlife. Sometimes a transport may require capturing a raptor, waterfowl, turtle, fawn, or rabies vector species. We do not expect anyone to do anything that they are not comfortable with and risk injuries. Your safety is always the priority! We abide by state and federal regulations that relate to wildlife rehabilitation and transportation of wildlife.
What to expect: You may be sent requests weekly or once a year depending on the need in your area. Wildlife emergencies are not that predictable. But we do take most of our calls from urbanized areas and during the months of March through October. Most of the transports are at least an hour long while some involve multiple volunteers to complete a transport that takes several hours. We won't transport an animal until we have received permission from a rehabilitator or veterinary clinic if required. We will post transport requests via the Slack app ONLY.
For more information and to sign up, please visit:
Must commit to three transports a year in order to remain a volunteer.
We'll work with your schedule.
in and around the Athens areaAthens, GA 30601
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- see above