with us!

Do your part to help get native wildlife back out in the wild, and have fun doing it! Join our team!

open volunteer positions

We seek volunteers who have a love and respect for wildlife, a willingness to make sure animals receive quality care and the dedication to get it done.


Due to the liability of working with non-domestic animals, we require our volunteers to be 18 years of age or older.


Thank you for your interest and we look forward to meeting you!


job opportunities

WRC is volunteer based only. We do not currently have paid positions. thank you

animal care volunteer

This position is our most popular and allows you to be hands on with native wildlife. Assist in daily cleaning, diet preparation and intake exams along side our experienced team! AM & PM shifts available.


hotline Volunteer

We are looking for people who would enjoy being the first contact for an injured or orphaned wild animal. Duties would include taking messages, answering phones and giving basic triage information via phone. Training provided.

wildlife taxi volunteer

WRC Taxi Volunteers facilitate “rescues” and “recovery” runs. This would be on a “as needed/on call” basis. Volunteers would be trained in proper handling and some basic stabilization care for wildlife. 


Sub-permittees are volunteers licensed under WRC to act as in-home fosters for wildlife we admit. Sub-permittees are a legal way to provide necessary around-the-clock care for orphaned animals.

Ways to apply!

Google Forms Application

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pdf printable application

Take me to the Adobe Application!


snail mail application

Paper applications can be mailed to us at:
Wildlife Rehab Center Ltd
ATTN: Volunteer Coordinator
1504 Union Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505