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WildCare Staff

WildCare is run by a dedicated staff of less than 30 part-and full-time employees supported by a volunteer corps of over 250.


WildCare envisions a future in which humans are committed stewards of the natural world and transform conflict with wildlife into coexistence.

Core Values

  • Dedication to Wildlife and the Environment
  • Care, Compassion and Inclusion
  • Pursuit of Learning
  • Sustainability

Cover photo by Rick Lewis

Open Positions

Stewardship Associate

WildCare – Job Announcement

Job Title: Stewardship Associate

Supervisor: Stewardship Manager

FSLA Status: Part-Time, Non-exempt; 20 hours per week

Location: Remote and in person as needed

Compensation range: $20-$22 per hour


The Stewardship Associate will play an integral role in a dynamic team of professionals who are working to maximize philanthropic participation in WildCare’s annual giving efforts. The Stewardship Associate will provide support to the Stewardship Manager and Development Director for the implementation of WildCare’s strategic donor stewardship plan, facilitating the expansion of dollars raised, increasing the donor base, and providing opportunities to foster and strengthen a sense of connection between WildCare and the members of our community. 


  • Provide both project-based, and ongoing research support;
  • Maintain the integrity of donor records and ensure data quality;
  • Monitor public touchpoints for WildCare supporters (hospital, social media, education);
  • Help identify current and potential donors to increase resources, retain donors and build the donor base;
  • Assist the Stewardship Manager with timely gift acknowledgements and expressions of gratitude to donors;
  • Assist the Stewardship Manager with long-term, cross-departmental projects that advance key stewardship objectives;
  • Write and distribute special correspondence to donors as requested;
  • Maintain an up-to-date awareness of program priorities throughout WildCare;
  • Event support and special projects as needed.


Education:  Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience: Two or more years of experience in Development or in a professional field in which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. 

Competencies: Thorough and detail-oriented; able to work with multiple deadlines under minimal supervision and respond quickly to shifting priorities. Demonstrated accuracy and reliability. Self-motivated and committed to teamwork; motivated to learn. 

Required: Strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills. Highest standards of confidentiality and discretion. Strong personal commitment to WildCare’s mission. Flexibility to work evenings and occasional weekends.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications: Proficiency in Office, including Word and Excel. Knowledge of database management and reporting systems. 


WildCare offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. 

WildCare is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


WildCare’s mission is to advocate for wildlife for a sustainable world. WildCare leads the way in showing residents of the Bay Area and beyond how to live well with wildlife through a complete cycle of programs in wildlife medicine, advocacy and environmental education.

Each year WildCare treats over 3,500 ill, injured or orphaned wild animals in our wildlife hospital, teaches more than 40,000 Bay Area children and adults in our environmental education programs, advocates for legislation and public action that benefit wildlife and their habitats, and answers thousands of telephone calls concerning human/wildlife interaction on our Living with Wildlife Hotline – 415.456.SAVE.


To apply, send a cover letter and resume via email to Nicole Trautsch, Stewardship Manager, at

Please no phone inquiries.