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In order to volunteer you must by 16 years of age
with dependable transportation. Jr Volunteers are
accepted as long as they are with a parent. Please
ask us for details.
Volunteers should be able to lift 15lbs and be in
general good health. Volunteers working with
animals must have a tetanus booster and can not be
immune compromised. You can not volunteer with the
birds if you have had a positive TB (tuberculosis)
What type of opportunities are there?
Outside animal care – Provide animals in the outside
cage facility with food, water and a clean cage.
You must commit to at least one shift a week for 2
hours. We can sometimes split shifts when needed.
responder – be trained to arrive on the scene of an
injured or orphaned animal, assess whether it
actually needs help, safely capture it and bring it
back to the facility for care.
Transport Drivers – Take injured animals to
veterinary appointments, to our sanctuary, release
sites and other facilities.
Volunteers – If you’re familiar with website editing
we have opportunities to help run the CWR website.
Community Coordinators – Help us maintain and build
online communities through My Space, Face book and
other networking sites. Also cross posting on
Craig’s List and other free classified to help
obtain donations and other materials. If you’re
spending time online and like dealing with people
this job is for you!
Coordinators – Assist with the placement of our
exotic and domestic animals. You would be accepting
applications, doing home checks and making sure
animals are going to an appropriate loving home. You
get the chance to work with a wide variety of exotic
and domestic birds. Adoption coordinators can
assist with their local area or all over the state.
Raising – Our organization is funded entirely on
donations. You can assist us with holding
fundraisers, bake sales, collecting ink cartridges
and cell phone or just about anything you can dream
Ambassadors – Visit schools, scout troops and other
groups to talk about wildlife and our environment.
If you are going to school for environmental
studies, teaching or just want to work with the
animals this is a great opportunity for you!
volunteers – Assist callers with orphaned or injured
animal, provide referrals to other rescuers and give
out nuisance wildlife advice. This is a great
opportunity to work from any location, making phone
calls from any phone.
to get started? Click here to fill out our
volunteer info form.