WildCare is now accepting applications for new adult volunteers (age 18+) to work with our animal patients hands-on in the Wildlife Hospital.
The 2023 WildCare Wildlife Hospital Volunteer Orientation will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 6pm to 8pm. Please mark your calendar!
Before attending the orientation, you will need to submit your volunteer application here.
If, for extenuating circumstances, you are unable to attend the Zoom orientation, you are encouraged to still complete the application and include why you cannot attend the orientation. An alternative process for orientation may be made available to approved applicants.
Questions? Please contact our Volunteer Manager at email@example.com or 415-453-1000 x21.
Other volunteer opportunities at WildCare:
Volunteering in WildCare's Wildlife Hospital
Our Wildlife Hospital cares for over 3,500 wild animals a year, from as many as 200 different species. We provide ongoing care for our patients seven days a week, fifty-two weeks a year with a dedicated team of staff and more than 250 volunteers.
Our goal? To restore our wild patients to full health so that they may be released safely back to their natural habitats.
Volunteers learn species identification, hygiene and safety precautions and protocols, proper diet and food preparation, physical therapy regimens, and proper handling techniques. Hospital staff and volunteers work to provide comprehensive diagnoses and treatments for our patients utilizing x-rays, blood work and more. Everyone works together to accommodate the feeding, cleaning and medication requirements of each patient.