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Communications Coordinator
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Seasonal Wildlife Rehabiltator/Veterinary Assistant
Wildlife Center of Virginia
Seasonal rehabilitators/vet assistants help with animal care and daily center operations
during the busy spring and summer season, when the Center may be admitting between
20-40 patients a day. This position reports to the Director of Veterinary Services, and will
work with the veterinary and rehabilitation team.

Avian Care Intern
Alaska Raptor Center
General Description
The Avian Care Intern works within team setting under the direction and supervision of the Avian Director (AD). The Avian Care Intern's main role is to carry out duties associated with nutrition.
sanitation, and housing for all the birds at the Alaska Raptor Center. The Avian Intern also carries out educational presentations, bird rescues and clinic duties as instructed by the AD.

-A team player with excellent communication skills.
-Safety conscious, detailed-oriented and willing to follow instructions.
-Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
-Respectful, patient and considerate with coworkers and supervisors.
-Excellent time management and ability to prioritize workload
-Ability to work effectively and take initiative under minimal supervision.
-Possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record
-Up-to-date tetanus vaccination.
-Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and on-call work.

A majority of this internship will focus on the care, handling, and training of our avian ambassadors. Presenting educational programming as well as daily cleaning, bird rescue, and rehabilitation will be covered.

Physical Demands
-Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch, climb and reach overhead.
-Lift up to 50 pounds
- Ability and willingness to work in inclement weather.

This is a temporary, full-time (40 hours/week) one year position. pay is $15 per hour with a $150/month housing reimbursement.

To apply, please send a resume along with 3 references to
Volunteer Coordinator
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for daily supervision and management of the Wildlife Center’s volunteer program, as well as recruiting, training, mentoring, and scheduling all volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with other staff members to ensure that volunteers receive the training and support to work throughout the Wildlife Center and in the community. This job requires extensive Wildlife Rehabilitation experience as our Volunteer Coordinator trains and mentors our volunteers.
Wildlife Care Specialist
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
The Wildlife Care Specialist is responsible for daily wildlife care tasks including cleaning animal enclosures and feeding and medicating patients. Supervised by the Wildlife Rehabilitation Director and Senior Wildlife Rehabilitators, Wildlife Care Specialists work closely with other staff members to ensure that all the husbandry needs of our wild patients are met and that NWR’s facilities are clean and healthy for our patients. Duties include bottle- and hand-feeding orphaned wildlife and providing for the nutritional and environmental needs of our adult wildlife; medicating wildlife under the supervision of our Veterinary Team; and helping to guide volunteers and interns in daily care tasks. This job requires a minimum of 500 hours of previous Wildlife Rehabilitation experience.
Veterinary Assistant
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
The Veterinary Assistant, working under supervision of the Medical Director, will perform daily wildlife care and medical triage, including calculating dosages and drawing up medications, performing radiographs, performing lab work, monitoring anesthesia during surgeries and other procedures, keeping accurate medical records, and other duties as assigned. The Veterinary Assistant will also assist in keeping the veterinary clinic and affiliated rooms clean and organized and assist with wildlife husbandry as needed.
Veterinary Technician (Seasonal)
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
The Veterinary Technician, working under supervision of the Medical Director, will perform daily wildlife care and medical triage, including calculating dosages and drawing up medications, performing radiographs, performing fecal exams and blood work, monitoring anesthesia during surgeries and other procedures, keeping accurate medical records, and other duties as assigned. The Veterinary Technician will also keep the veterinary clinic and affiliated rooms clean and organized, help with supply ordering, and assist with wildlife husbandry as needed. This is a seasonal position from spring through late summer, with start and end dates negotiable and requires a Nebraska LVT license. A typical seasonal work schedule would be full-time from April or May through September.
Hotline Specialist (Seasonal)
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
The Wildlife Hotline Specialist works under our Public Relations & Special Project Coordinator. This position is responsible for the administration of our public hotline, which requires answering calls from the public, resolving nuisance wildlife issues, and determining when animals need to be rescued and coordinating those rescues. This position is also responsible for answering public inquiries by e-mail and assisting the public in those inquiries (wildlife issues, donations, speaker requests, etc.) . This employee will greet and manage walk-ins at the Wildlife Center, check-in animal drop-offs, handle event and other walk-in traffic, and be responsible for animal data entry and lobby cleaning tasks.
Summer Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship (Paid, Full-Time, Seasonal)
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
Summer Internships take place at the Baldwin Wildlife Center in Omaha, NE. These internships are full-time, paid internships. We will accept applications from any current student of at least sophomore standing or recently graduated university student in the United States. 12 full-time Level I internships are available each summer. Duties include feeding orphaned wildlife, cleaning and disinfecting wildlife cages and nurseries, assisting in the care of injured and ill adult wildlife, creating and implementing enrichment for wild patients, and cleaning tasks as assigned.
Seasonal Wildlife Care Staff (Full-time, summer)
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
These positions take place at the Baldwin Wildlife Center and our satellite site in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. These positions have a low-cost housing option and work an average of 40 hours per week. Applicants for these positions must have a minimum of 250 hours (Advanced Internships) or 500 hours (Seasonal Staff) of previous wildlife rehabilitation experience, with preference given to students having previously completed NWR's Entry Level Internship (any season), and the ability to work independently. Up to six positions are available in the summer of 2024. (*Note: Seasonal Staff Positions are available to those who have already completed an Advanced Summer Internship or its equivalent at another Wildlife Center.)

Duties include:

Feeding orphaned wildlife
Cleaning and disinfecting wildlife cages and nurseries
Assisting in the care of injured and ill adult wildlife
Creating and implementing enrichment for wild patients
Assisting with the intake of new patients as needed
Serving as an ambassador for NWR and Nebraska's native wildlife
Documenting patient feeding and medical treatments
Cleaning tasks as assigned.
Cleaning and care of wildlife in outside pre-release cages.
Enrichment and oversight of the wilding and release of wildlife.
Participating in rescues and transportation of wildlife.
Animal tracking and reporting.
Summer Interns (Advanced) and seasonal staff members will work a minimum of 12 weeks in the summer. 16- and 20-week options may be available.

Applicants must have a minimum of 250 hours (Advanced Internships) or 500 hours (Seasonal Staff) of previous wildlife rehabilitation experience and a valid driver's license.
Animal Care Manager
City Wildlife
The Animal Care Manager reports to the clinic director and is responsible for the day-to-day care of the wild animal patients at the rehabilitation center. Their primary responsibilities will include:
-Assuming primary responsibility for all non-veterinary animal care and all aspects of animal husbandry: appropriate, clean, and safe housing; appropriate and nutritious food; appropriate and compatible cage mates, etc.;
-Following instructions of the Veterinarian/Clinic Director, perform and assist with medical treatments (e.g., medications, bandaging, therapy, etc.);
-Performing examinations of incoming patients to triage for return to wild, treatment at center, or euthanasia;
-Maintaining complete and accurate case records of all patients;
-Maintaining inventory of animal food, supplies, and housing and ordering as appropriate;
-Supervise animal care staff, who do animal husbandry and clean and maintain the facility; and
-Coordinate recruitment, orientation, training, scheduling, and supervision of interns, volunteers, and apprentices, working with the others as appropriate.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship
City Wildlife
City Wildlife’s Internship Program offers individuals the opportunity to play an important role in the care, rearing, and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wild animals. Over the course of 10 to 12 weeks, City Wildlife interns have the opportunity to shadow our wildlife veterinarian and rehabilitation staff members and learn the natural history and husbandry of the animals in our care.
Interns may be trained in specialized animal care depending on previous experience and skill set. Training may include handling animals, feeding small mammals and birds, and assisting with animal releases. Typically, we see baby birds of all species in the spring and summer, baby squirrels in the spring and late summer, and Mallard ducklings in the summer. Exact dates of an internship are somewhat flexible to accommodate students’ academic schedules.
Rehab Wildlife Keeper - Intermittent
Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide care for captive wildlife, including appropriate housing, diet preparation, and overall well-being.
Monitor animal behavior, health, and welfare.
Manage and provide training for staff and volunteers in wildlife care and rehabilitation protocols.
Assist in the clinic as needed, supporting the veterinary staff.
Collaborate with veterinary staff in the assessment and treatment of wildlife.
Facilitate the release of wildlife, including banding, evaluation, location picking, and transport.
Regularly inspect enclosures and perform cage maintenance and repairs to ensure the safety and security of both keepers and wildlife.
Maintain and acquire supplies necessary for the proper husbandry of animals.
Assist with administrative tasks, including maintaining electronic medical records.
Provide educational information on native wildlife to visitors, volunteers, and the community.
Foster a working environment that promotes safe work habits; Become familiar with and observe all applicable safety rules, policies, and work procedures; Follow all safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of the District’s safety and risk management program; Keep work area clean, orderly, and free of hazards; Immediately report all unsafe conditions and incidents.
Maintain a supportive working environment and demonstrate a desire to exceed the expectations of internal and external customers.
Perform other duties as required.

Schedule: Shift: Works on an as-needed basis during certain peak seasons or programs for a variable number of hours per week and a variable number of weeks per year. November - February 20 hours per week. March & October 25 hours per week. April - September 35 hours per week.

Pay: $18.91 - 20.67 per hour
Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern/Extern
Treehouse Wildlife Center
Treehouse intern is immersed in every aspect of the operation of a large wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education center. The main focus of the intern is quality animal care on a daily basis. Interns will learn triage examination, supportive care techniques, diet preparation, daily husbandry, continued medical care, formula feeding of infants, and other animal care tasks as needed. At Treehouse the intern will care for any native mammal, reptile, or bird species admitted to the center. The intern will also help in other aspects of the center including enclosure maintenance, handling of education animals, greeting the public, answering finder phone calls, many common cleaning tasks, and general cleanliness of the center. Interns are expected to always represent Treehouse with a professional demeaner. 
3 Month Internship
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Alliane
An internship with Rocky Mountain Wildlife Alliance is intended to be a learning experience focused on all aspects of animal care, educational outreach and wildlife rehabilitation. Interns will learn skills such as handling techniques, cleaning and sterilization procedures, habitat enrichment, diets, feeding methods, and much more. Interns will assist experienced staff in all aspects of daily care. You may also have the opportunity to attend seminars and workshops focused on animal topics and career building.

We strive to teach based on intern goals, but also to provide a well-rounded experience. Our internships are intended to provide experience and on-the-job training so that you leave us with a good foundation and experience to take to your future careers. Our internships are unpaid at this time and we do not have housing on site.

Certified Veterinary Technician
Do you want to work with a fantastic, caring team to make a meaningful difference in the lives of animals and our community? Wildwoods is hiring!

Wildwoods is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Duluth, MN, dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife, and to the reconciliation of humans and nature through education. Wildwoods is seeking a part-time Certified Veterinary Technician. This position is responsible for ensuring that orphaned, injured, or sick wildlife receive the care they need in order to give them the best possible chance of release. This includes proper medical management of the patient, appropriate housing, nutrition, training, and an on-time release plan. Facilities management is an important feature in ensuring proper animal care, and all staff are responsible for maintaining our facilities.
Summer Internship
We have at least two paid summer internships each year. The animal care intern will work directly with the shift supervisor to provide daily care for orphaned and injured wildlife including small mammals, birds, reptiles and raptors. Interns will also have the opportunity to observe various medical procedures, assist with intake triage, and learn how to calculate medication dosages and how to administer them to different species. Interns will be required to assist with diet preparation, kennel and enclosure maintenance, cleaning, and various special projects.

Paid Internship Description:

The paid internship position requires a minimum of 32 hours per week (four 8-hour shifts; shifts are from 7:30am – 3:30pm and 2:00pm – 10:00pm).
We operate seven days a week, including holidays, so some of your shifts may fall on a weekend or holiday.
This is paid position, $10.50 per hour. Housing is not provided.
The internship period begins April 1 and ends September 30. You must be committed to at least three months within this time period. The start and end dates are flexible.
A pre-exposure rabies vaccination is required in order to work with raccoons, bats, canids, and mustelids and it is a requirement for paid interns. You will be required to show proof upon hire.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician
Think Wild
Think Wild is seeking a seasonal (April/May - September) wildlife rehabilitation technician for 34-40 hours/week) with potential for extension year-round. This position reports to the Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation. Compensation starts at $16-19 per hour DOE. Think Wild is a non-profit wildlife hospital and conservation center located in Bend, Oregon that accepts most native wildlife species including raptors, waterfowl, passerines, and mammals.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship (unpaid, seasonal, full-time & part-time)
Ojai Raptor Center
This wildlife rehabilitation unpaid internship is scheduled to run from April/May 2024 through late August 2024. Exact start and end dates are somewhat flexible, depending on the applicant’s availability.

All applicants interested in wildlife rehabilitation and husbandry of birds of prey are encouraged to apply.
This internship is full-time, approximately 40 hours per week, and will include weekends, and possibly
holidays. A part-time internship may be negotiable. Preference will be given to interns able to work full-

Housing and transportation are NOT provided.
Deadline for applications is April 1, 2024

The Ojai Raptor Center is staffed by one full-time wildlife veterinarian, 3 animal care assistants that
specialize in the field of wildlife rehabilitation, volunteers, and veterinary externs. Wildlife care interns
will primarily be working under the animal care technicians, but may also be supervised by and working with volunteers, veterinary student externs, or the veterinarian. Wildlife care interns may be able to observe or assist with veterinary procedures, but this is not guaranteed.

For additional information on responsibilities during the internship and requirements for the internship, please visit the Ojai Raptor Center website:

Application Process: Please submit the following with the Subject line “Internship” to
CV/resume with at least two references, a letter of intent, & proof of COVID-19 vaccination (COVID-19 vaccination IS required for this internship)
Wildlife Rehabilitation Externship
Ojai Raptor Center
This is for a veterinary student externship that is unpaid, seasonal, part-time and full-time. Veterinary students currently enrolled in veterinary school are welcome to apply for this 2 to 6 week position. Students do not need to be in their clinical year to apply. Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and can apply at any time. The length of the externship is dependent on the applicant’s availability and the Ojai Raptor Center’s schedule.

Full-time externships are only available for the months of March through October. Part-time externships may be arranged for the months of February through December.

Housing and transportation are NOT provided.

The Ojai Raptor Center is staffed by one full-time wildlife veterinarian, as well as animal care assistants
that specialize in the field of wildlife rehabilitation, volunteers, and animal care interns. Veterinary
Student externs will primarily be working one-on-one with the wildlife veterinarian, but may also be
supervised by and working with animal care assistants, as well as volunteers and interns on occasion.

For additional information on the responsibilities and requirements please visit the Ojai Raptor Center website:

Please submit the following to
CV, with at least two references
A letter of intent, explaining career goals
Proof of rabies vaccination or an adequate titer level within two years of the externship, if applicable
(rabies vaccination is NOT required for this externship)
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (COVID-19 vaccination IS required for this externship)
Paid Wildlife Rehab Internship (Summer, Full & Part-time)
Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Want to get hands-on experience working with wildlife during your summer break or after college graduation? Come get paid to intern in our wildlife hospital this summer!

This entry-level internship provides up-close experience working with a variety of species in our wildlife hospital. Interns will learn how to identify various species, general husbandry & natural history, restraint & feeding techniques for a wide array of species & ages of wildlife, how to administer various types of medications, & so much more!

For those who qualify, paid-for housing is available for a limited number of applicants. Interns must be over 18 to be eligible for this opportunity. Rabies vaccinations are not required to be accepted, but are a preferred qualification & highly encouraged for access to work with High-risk Rabies Vector Species (raccoons, foxes, bats, groundhogs, skunks).

The deadline to be considered for our summer internship session is March 1st, so get your applications in! Further information and details on how to apply can be seen on our website.
Certified Veterinary Technician/ICU Floor Manager (Full time/Exempt)
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)
Seeking a CVT to join our team to continue our mission of saving wildlife through state-of-the-art vet care, research, education, and conservation medicine. A brief description of duties include, but are not limited to:

- providing primary support in clinical patient care to staff vets and vet interns
- assisting with triage exams and rechecks
- performing ICU exams, feedings, husbandry, and managing the overall flow of daily ICU patient care
- assisting in the training of students and other staff members in all aspects of patient care, species management and hospital protocols
- assisting vets with surgeries along with monitoring patients under anesthesia and their recovery
- advising vet interns in all clinical procedural matters as needed
- maintains patient medical records and lab work records
- assists in saving, sampling, and shipping of all diagnostic and research samples for the medical directors, vet interns and other in house research studies
- helps with drug inventories as well as other ICU related inventory
- participates in giving CROW presentations at the education center, public tours, and off site CROW functions as needed
- assists in neonatal feedings and care of infant animals as needed
- assists rehab in other patient care of species both inside the hospital and in outdoor cages as needed
- assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital on a daily basis and managing students on cleaning basics in ICU, surgery, and other hospital areas

Please see the link attached for further details and requirements. We look forward to hearing from you and expanding our clinics team and knowledge!
Wildlife Rehabilitator (Full time/Non-exempt)
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)
Seeking a Wildlife Rehabber to join our team to continue our mission of saving wildlife through state-of-the-art vet care, research, education, and conservation medicine. A brief description of duties include, but are not limited to:

- Oversees rehabilitation of patients, including medical rechecks and administration of all designated treatments
- Responsible for all aspects of assisted feeding, dietary preparation, husbandry, and enrichment of outdoor, reptile, rehab-specific, and neonate rehab patients
- Designs and implements enrichment programs for patients in rehab
- Assists with primary care for infant mammals and birds, including after-hours feedings
- Oversees primary care of sea turtle patients and assists vet staff with treatments
- Participates in daily report to Vets on all patients’ rehab progress and present case rounds on all rehab patients
- Completes accurate medical records and dispositions records of rehab patients
- Assists with instruction, teaching, and oversight of all CROW interns, externs, and volunteers
- Oversees and assists with daily cleaning and maintenance of cages, grounds, and the hospital
- Oversees the proper running of pools, tanks and all equipment/supplies necessary for cleaning of enclosures and ground. As well as overseeing and scheduling of maintenance work
- Assists with patient releases, transfers, and rescues with Wildlife First Responders
- Assists with the care and routine monitoring of Visitor Education Center animals, including medical rechecks with the Vets
- Assists with ICU treatments working with vets and vet tech staff
- Assists with patient admissions (answering phones, coordinating patient rescue/transport, creating medical records, and updating electronic database)
- Give public presentations and tours, and assists in offsite events
- Provide primary care for animal ambassadors, including training and handling

Please see the link attached for further details and requirements. Thank you!
Wildlife First Responder (Part-time/Non-exempt)
Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)
Seeking a Wildlife First Responder to join our team to continue our mission of saving wildlife through state-of-the-art veterinary care, research, education, and conservation medicine. A brief description of duties include, but are not limited to:

• Provide accurate information & courteous service to the public directly or by phone/email
• Respond compassionately to public inquiries & concerns about wildlife. Ensure accurate, humane information is given out, promoting co-existence with wildlife. Educate on CROW’s wildlife/conservation policies.
• Coordinate the rescue, transport, & release of injured, sick, or rehabilitated wildlife to and from CROW
• Safely & accurately process wildlife into or out of the center. Gather information from finders, complete paperwork & enter information into an electronic database
• Maintain electronic medical records database, including entering updates upon patient’s disposition from hospital
• Ensure that wildlife telephone contact listing & response manual are accurate and updated
• Accept & process donations, including completing associated documentation & ensures all processed donations are submitted to the Hospital Practice Manager or supervising veterinarian on duty
• Coordinate & expand volunteer emergency rescue & transport program (VERT)
• Maintain voice messaging system, as well as clinic cell phone
• Supervise & train volunteers, students, or staff in admission duties
• Provide feedback & support to staff, students, & admission volunteers daily during operations
• Maintain cleanliness of the hospital reception & assist with public tours going through reception area
• Assist in coordinating & posting volunteer schedules under the direction of the Hospital Practice Manager
• Provide administrative support to the Hospital Practice Manager, supervising veterinarians, Visitor Education Center administrative staff, & other duties as needed

Please see the link attached for further details and requirements! Thank you!
Executive Director
Alaska Raptor Center
Our director just resigned so the board has not put together an official announcement. However, I did not want to miss this opportunity to advertise. Please text me, Victoria Vosburg, DVM at the phone number listed below if you would like to meet and discuss.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist
Chintimini Wildlife Center
The Chintimini Wildlife Center provides care for injured and orphaned wildlife with the goal of returning them to their natural habitat, and fosters a connection between people and wildlife through education. Chintimini is home to a wildlife rehabilitation clinic, a raptor conservation program and an education program – all located right outside Corvallis, Oregon.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist will work with the Wildlife Rehabilitation Team to provide care to rehabilitation patients in our clinic. The specialist is responsible for performing the triage, initial treatment, and continuing care for sick, orphaned, and injured wildlife. The specialist works under the direction of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager and/or other staff to follow procedures for rehabilitating animals.

This position works in cooperation with other rehabilitation staff, interns, and volunteers to provide quality care for wild animal patients, meet program goals, and further the organization’s mission of protecting and celebrating Oregon’s native wildlife. The position ensures that excellent customer service to volunteers, interns, coworkers, the public, and the patients is consistently administered.

Compensation: starting wage is $15/hour
Schedule: This is a seasonal six-month position, taking place from April-September or May-October. This position is scheduled to work 40 hours per week, in five 8-hour shifts. Shifts will typically be 7 a - 3:30 p or 11:30 a - 8 p with a 30 minute lunch break. This position has the opportunity to become permanent after six months of employment.
Anticipated start date: on or before April 1st, 2024
Wildlife Rehabilitation and Medical Fellowship
WildCare Oklahoma
WildCare is seeking wildlife rehabilitation & medical fellows to learn about and provide daily rehabilitative care to injured, ill, or orphaned wildlife. This is a paid, full-time fellowship with an established, high-volume wildlife rehabilitation center. You will receive training on animal care protocols and hands-on experience, guided by the professional staff, in WildCare’s wildlife clinic and in the rehabilitative care of mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

● Learn and implement patient protocols by species.
● Provide all daily rehabilitative care for wildlife patients in assigned care areas, including feeding and cleaning, treatment, and monitoring patients’ progress.
● Assist with animal admissions, intake examinations, and patient record entries.
● Learn and implement room/department/nursery cleaning and disinfecting protocols and complete tasks proactively on daily center closing list.
● Observe animals’ condition and behavior and report to Animal Care Staff, Team Leaders, Animal Care Managers, or the Director of Animal Care.
● Provide direct support to the veterinary team in the wildlife hospital while learning about the basics of wildlife medicine. Assist with physical therapy and other medical procedures.
● Carry out maintenance projects at the facility and other projects assigned by Animal Care Staff, Team Leaders, Animal Care Managers, or the Director of Animal Care.
● Help members of the public resolve human/animal conflicts on the phone, over email, and through requests for help on social media following training.

To Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, completed application via link below, and contact information for 3 references to Put “Spring/Summer Wildlife Rehabilitation and Medical Fellowship” in the subject line.
Application link:
Link: None
Wildlife Veterinary Technician (Full-time)
Dane County Humane Society
Dane County Humane Society's Wildlife Center provides specialized care and treatment to thousands of injured, ill, or orphaned wild animals every year with the goal of releasing healthy animals back to their natural habitats.

The Wildlife Veterinary Technician works alongside DCHS licensed wildlife rehabilitators and their sponsoring veterinarians from either DCHS or the UW Wildlife Medicine program to provide excellent medical care for patients undergoing wildlife rehabilitation. The Wildlife Veterinary Technician helps to admit and triage new wildlife patients, performs regular veterinary diagnostics and physical exams, follows through and completes veterinary prescribed treatments and medical procedures, and assesses patient progress, all with the intent of returning successfully rehabilitated patients to the wild.

Learn more about becoming a Wildlife Veterinary Technician at DCHS:

Please send resume and cover letter to Wildlife Operations Supervisor Paige Pederson at by March 22nd, 2024 for best consideration.

Feel free to come talk with staff members currently at the NWRA Symposium: Paige Pederson, Erin Lemley, or Jackie Sandberg
Full-Time Wildlife Educator
Houston Humane Society Wildlife Center
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Be familiar with the mission and history of the organization
Be familiar with the natural history, handling, and care of resident ambassador animals
Provide high quality wildlife education programs to a variety of audiences
Plan outreach booths and activities for various community events, festivals, and expos and represent HHS Wildlife Center in a professional manner
Effectively communicate with staff, interns, volunteers, and visitors
Conduct independent research on the natural history and conservation of native Texas wildlife species
Be familiar with current state curriculum standards
Be trained in all ambassador animal husbandry duties
Provide support to volunteers and interns in a kind and helpful manner
Other duties as assigned by the Wildlife Education Manager

Required Qualifications:

Must be 18 years or older
Must have your own reliable transportation
Must be able to pass a background check
Bachelors degree or equivalent workplace experience
Keeper or animal husbandry experience
Ability to work well with diverse groups of people, personalities, and learning styles
Ability to work both independently and as a team member
Ability to work efficiently and productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions
Work will often require: standing, bending, stooping, lifting (must be able to lift 30 lbs), climbing ladders, and reading small text

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

Public speaking and presentation skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proactive work ethic and problem-solving skills
Proficiency in both English and Spanish languages preferred
Certified Interpretive Host/Guide training preferred

Please see our website for the full job description and list of benefits associated with employment.
Lead Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician
Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care
Schedule: This is a full-time, year-round position that follows a non-traditional work week.
Compensation: Hourly, non-exempt position starting at $20-$22/hr, depending on experience.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) is seeking a Lead Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician that will support and lead animal care shifts as part of the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care rehabilitation and release program. Animal care functions include but are not limited to animal intake, animal care, medical care support, enrichment, maintenance of proper diets, and release. The Lead Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician will work directly under the Wildlife Rehabilitation Managers. Other Duties may include training volunteers and interns, participating in educational events, and answering LTWC phones.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc. (LTWC) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release orphaned and injured wild birds and mammals. LTWC operates under permits issued by California Fish & Wildlife and the United States Department of the Interior Fish & Wildlife Service. Our 27-acre location includes multiple wildlife enclosures and a new multi-purpose administration and animal care hospital building.

To learn more and apply please visit

Please feel free to connect with our staff at the NWRA conference.
Kassie Quackenbush & Eliza Cameron: Wildlife Rehab Managers
Catherine Mendez: Executive Director
Wildlife Veterinary Technician
Houston Humane Society Wildlife Center
Veterinary Technicians are a very important position at HHS Wildlife Center. They work together with the other Hospital Staff to ensure all patients receive the best care possible.

It requires a person who is self-motivated, can work both independently and with others, can prioritize many tasks simultaneously, and can produce quality work.

Learn more about requirements, essential duties, and how to apply here:
Link: None
Wildlife Rehabilitator
Bird Alliance of Oregon (formerly Portland Audubon)
The Wildlife Rehabilitator is responsible for performing and overseeing daily operations of the wildlife rehabilitation hospital. This includes carrying out daily husbandry and treatment plans as set by the Wildlife Veterinarian, assisting and advising the public over phone, email, and in person regarding wildlife rescue and humane coexistence, performing intake examinations and setting initial stabilization care plans for new patients, keeping detailed patient records, maintaining a clean, safe and functional hospital, and supervising and training daily crews of volunteers to assist with all of these tasks.
Applicants should have at least two (2) years working with injured and orphaned wildlife, and have demonstrable skill in wildlife medical treatment and triage. They should have or be willing to obtain extensive knowledge of the natural histories of Pacific Northwest fauna and have experience in applying natural history to the daily care of patients. At least one (1) year experience in direct volunteer management (or equivalent supervisory experience) and strong skills in prioritization and time management are required. Empathy for people and animals, passion for informal wildlife education, and excellent communication skills are a must.
The Wildlife Rehabilitator juggles a multitude of tasks and priorities with professionalism, flexibility, and a sense of humor. They will be working with volunteers, stakeholders, membership groups, resource agencies and the general public in office and field settings. A passion for wildlife conservation and ability to engage with diverse voices within the movement is an essential element of this job. The job requires weekend and seasonal evening hours, including occasional unscheduled animal rescue calls.
Wildlife Care Center Internship
Bird Alliance of Oregon (formerly Portland Audubon)
Wildlife Care Center Interns will have the opportunity to learn and experience the roles and responsibilities of care center staff by observing and assisting with a wide variety of daily operations, including treatment and care of injured and recovering wildlife, public outreach, record keeping and facility maintenance. During the spring and summer season, interns will participate in two focus areas: avian husbandry (caring for & cleaning up after baby birds of many species) and wildlife coexistence outreach (providing education on wildlife topics through a variety of media and tending to the needs of callers, visitors, and community members). Interns at the Portland Audubon Wildlife Care Center are provided both guided and self-paced training, as well as hands-on experience, and can expect to develop understanding of the wildlife rehabilitation process and practice related skills.
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