Animal Assistant - Wildlife

Cause Areas


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


676 county road 513Pittstown, NJ 08867

One of our volunteers feeding an orphaned squirrel


ASSISTANTS: Working closely with the animals without actually handling them. Other duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning, preparing food, dishes, laundry and other regular shift chores. This position helps a shift run smoothly
and allows the handlers to concentrate on feeding and direct care.
Primary Assistant: Time requirement* - 4 hour shift once a week.
Secondary Assistant: Time requirement* - 2 hour shift. This opportunity is limited to washing dishes, doing
laundry and cleaning empty cages.

Thank you so much for your interest in our Volunteer Program!

The next step is to visit our website at where you can view our volunteer descriptions and fill out an application. You may download the application and email it to Please let us know if you would prefer receiving a hard copy of our volunteer opportunities via mail instead, and the application may be mailed or faxed back. Once we have received your application, we will review it and notify you of the next upcoming Volunteer Orientation. The Volunteer Orientation serves as a general introduction to Woodlands Wildlife Refuge and an information session regarding your duties as a volunteer. Please call Melissa at 908-730-8300 ext 6 with any questions.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week

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