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Wildlife Transporter (at least 21 years of age)

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ORGANIZATION: Wildlife Rescue League

  • 108 people are interested
Raccoon in Cage
Orphaned Raccoon

READ THIS FIRST: Do not check that you are interested through this website. Responses on this website are not checked frequently. If you are interested in this opportunity, please go to https://portal.wildliferescueleague.org/volunteer_questionnaire/ and submit the questionnaire. You must be 21 years of age for this volunteer position and live in Northern Virginia or surrounding counties.

Wildlife Rescue League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster the appreciation of our wild neighbors. We are always looking for volunteers who live in Northern Virginia (the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park, and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier) to help wildlife in need. WRL depends on licensed wildlife rehabilitators, transporters, and helpline volunteers to achieve its mission.

We are currently looking for volunteers to transport sick and injured animals from wildlife veterinarians to licensed rehabilitators in the Northern Virginia area. Transports are requested by the vets and rehabilitators and coordinated through our helpline volunteers. Transporters sign up for 2 to 3 shifts each month, 2-5 hours each, when they are available. When the transporter picks up the animal, it is already contained for transport, and is typically in a small box. Any size car is sufficient. The transporter is not expected to perform wildlife rescues. Transporters must be in the District of Columbia or Northern Virginia.

This volunteer opportunity is an excellent way to learn about wildlife, meet wildlife rehabilitators, and help our native wildlife.

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About Wildlife Rescue League

Location:

P.O. Box 704, Falls Church, VA 22040, US

Mission Statement

Wildlife Rescue League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster the appreciation of our wild neighbors.

Description

An Organization of volunteers who support wildlife rehabilitation for sick, injured and orphaned native Virginia wildlife.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Seniors
Animals, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 shifts monthly, which vary from two to five hours, depending on what transports are needed. One year commitment
  • Live in Northern Virginia, surrounding counties, or Washington DC

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