Pacific Wildlife Care has a wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Morro Bay which serves all of SLO County. There are many volunteer opportunities which include: training for handling injured wildlife, learning under experienced rehabilitators, as well as support jobs for running the Center (laundry, preparing food, washing food bowls, maintenance, transporting animals) Also need: Office support (phones, data entry)
PHONE VOLUNTEERS: from home or cell-phone, check the hot-line for calls from the public regarding sick, orphaned or injured animals and arrange transport to the Rehab Center. Training available
ALSO: TRANSPORTERS - needed to bring injured animals to the Rehab Center - requires CA Driver's Lic & Auto Insurance. If doing wildlife "retrieval" training is required and offered monthly.
Volunteer Opportunities Orientations are held every month. Check the web-site: pacificwildlifecar.org for the next date. Times for the actual volunteering varies with the job, some can be done at home.
- Basic Computer Skills
- Animal Care / Handling
- Grant Writing / Research
- Home Repair
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Depends upon actual job
- Come to the orientation to find out about helping.