Employment Opportunities

Paid Positions

Full-time/Part-time Front Desk Coordinator. The Front Desk Coordinator represents the Wildlife Center to the general public, often serving as the first staff member to interact with individuals who contact the Center by telephone or email or who visit the Center. The front-desk coordinator answers questions concerning injured or orphaned wildlife, helps determine solutions for human/wildlife conflicts, coordinates the rescue and transport of wild animals in need, admits patients to the hospital, as well as completing some administrative and supportive tasks.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations: Wildlife Center of Virginia, c/o Lacy Kegley, P.O. Box 1557, Waynesboro, VA 22980 or to lkegley@wildlifecenter.org.

No phone calls, please! We want to keep the lines open for wildlife emergencies. 


Training Positions [with financial aid]

Veterinary Technician Internship 2017-2018. The Wildlife Center has an opening for a 12-14 month veterinary technician intern with a start date of June 1, 2017; however, the position will remain open until the right candidate is hired.

In order to be considered for this position, you must be eligible for licensure in Virginia in Veterinary Technology. This means you must either be:

  • Currently licensed as a veterinary technician; OR
  • In your final semester of an AVMA approved veterinary technology program and able to provide a passing score on the VTNE within three months of the internship start date. 


Please read the complete job description here. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Each year, the Wildlife Center relies on hundreds of volunteers and students to help us help wildlife return to the wild. Please visit our volunteer opportunities or training opportunities pages to learn more.  The rehabilitation and outreach staff are currently accepting applications for externship positions. 

Join us in making a real difference in wildlife conservation and the environment.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.