help us to help them

If you landed on this page, we have two things in common, a passion for wildlife, and a desire to impact change. Getting involved or helping in change doesn’t take a lot of time or a lot of effort, it just requires the will. The will to learn, to speak up, and to act. There are many ways to help! The following are just some areas you can help Call For The Wild, or an organization closer to you that meets your availability and abilities. It’s not a matter of helping us, it’s about getting involved in any way you can to help them!

Education & Inspiration

share your stories and wildlife inspired works

Wanted – stories of conservation

Stories and experiences have the power to inspire and to educate. If you work in the fields of wildlife conservation, research, rescue, veterinary medicine, or any area of wildlife management, protection and enforcement and would like to share your authorized work experiences, research findings, insights, opinions or thoughts with Call For The Wild, we would love to hear from you.

An image is worth 1ooo words

Photographers, Film Makers,  Content Creators. Call For The Wilds most important mission is to inspire and educate people of all ages to connect with nature and through that connection motivate action that evokes change. Nothing inspires more than seeing amazing wildlife and places. If you are a photographer, film maker, or content creator and have content / images / video to share and stories to tell that can inspire change, we want to tell your story.

Creativity inspired by wildlife

Painters, Sculptors, Musicians, Multi Media Creators, Artists of all kinds: If your work is inspired by wildlife or wild places, we would love to be able to share your art, your passion, and your story. Nothing touches the heart more than seeing, feeling, hearing the work of those that love the natural wonders of the world. If you have projects or works you want to share, tell us all about your passion! 

The front lines of conservation

If you are an institution, organization, facility, program, study or project working in the fields of wildlife rescue, research, or conservation, seeking to share the work you are doing, inform the public, expand awareness, general outreach for education and information we would love to help you. We also have grant and fundraising opportunities for your work. Please get us your information here.

Volunteer

Looking to get directly involved in saving wildlife?

Click on the map to find volunteer opportunities by state.

AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

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Volunteer Organization List

Alabama

100 Terrace Drive
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL 35124

alabamawildlifecenter.org
office@alabamawildlifecenter.org

(205) 663-7930

The Alabama Wildlife Center operates almost entirely through voluntary efforts. Work with compassionate and dedicated like-minded people to keep our mission thriving. Come help make a difference for the lives of Alabama’s native wild birds. One-of-a-kind experiences await you!

Alaska

43520 Seward Highway
Girdwood, AK 99587

alaskawildlife.org
volunteer@alaskawildlife.org

(907) 783-0058

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, research, and quality animal care.

Arizona

27026 N. 156th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85262

www.southwestwildlife.org

(480) 471-9109

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center rescues and rehabilitates native wildlife that has been injured, displaced, and orphaned in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Once rehabilitated, they are returned to the wild. Sanctuary is provided to animals that cannot be released back to the wild.

Educational and humane scientific research opportunities are offered in the field of conservation medicine, including advice on coexisting with wildlife and the importance of native wildlife to healthy ecosystems.

Arkansas

17887 Wheeler Road,
Fayetteville, AR 72704

northsongbird.org
northsongbird@outlook.com

(479) 334-5797

REHABILITATE
NWBR intends to create a sustainable, accessible wild avian rehabilitation clinic to serve injured and orphaned wild birds in NWA and the surrounding region.

EDUCATE
Education is a foundation for wildlife preservation. We will offer many educational opportunities to engage the public and raise awareness of local avian wildlife.

CONSERVE
Our patients would not have a true home without environmental conservation. We will actively promote environmental awareness and conservation through the preservation of our wild avian species

IMPROVE
We are dedicated to improving and strengthening the animal-human bond and quality of life in the Northwest Arkansas region

California

cawildlife.org
volunteer@cawildlife.org

Our Mission
California Wildlife Center takes responsibility for the protection of native wildlife through rehabilitation, education, and conservation. It is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of native California species, who otherwise would be left to suffer from the effects of human encroachment, habitat destruction and environmental damage.

Sierra Wildlife Rescue

https://sierrawildliferescue.org

Sierra Wildlife Rescue
777 Pleasant Valley Rd,
Diamond Springs, CA 95619

Preserving the wildlife of El Dorado County through public education
& the rescue, rehabilitation & release of injured & orphaned native animals.

Colorado

greenwoodwildlife.org
reception@greenwoodwildlife.org

(303) 823-8455

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center’s mission is to provide compassionate care to orphaned, injured, and sick wildlife.

Connecticut

154 pond meadow road,
Killingworth CT 06419

aplacecalledhoperaptors.com
hope4raptors@yahoo.com

(203) 804-3453

A Place Called Hope is a Rehabilitation and Education Center for Birds of Prey. Our goal is to heal injured, orphaned, or ill birds and return them to the wild where they belong.

Delaware

3511 Barley Mill Rd,
Hockession, DE

delawarenaturesociety.org

(302) 239-2334

Delaware Nature Society’s (DelNature) mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, conservation, and advocacy. We envision a healthy and sustainable environment for all.

District of Columbia

No volunteer opportunities in this state at this time. Contact us to add yourself to the waiting list. If you are offering volunteer opportunities, contact us.

Florida

14200 U.S. Highway 1
Juno Beach, FL 33408

marinelife.org
info@marinelife.org

(561) 627-8280

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of Florida’s most visited nonprofit scientific destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.

249 Windward Passage
Clearwater, FL 33767

https://www.cmaquarium.org

(727) 441-1790

Rescue, Rehab, Release
Clearwater Marine Aquarium staff and volunteers work each day to rescue marine life and provide the most advanced and effective care to maximize the opportunity to return sick or injured animals to their homes. The animals that come through our doors arrive because they are suffering from an illness or severe injury. Many of our animals are found by local residents, fishermen, park rangers or even visitors to the area.

https://myfwc.com
https://myfwc.com/contact/fwc-office/

The FWC envisions a Florida where fish and wildlife are abundant and thriving in healthy and connected natural landscapes with vital working lands and waterways; where natural resources are valued and safely enjoyed by all; and wherein natural systems support vibrant human communities and a strong economy.

Georgia

213 Rowland Avenue Suite C
Savannah, Ga. 31404

savwild.com
rescue@savwild.com

(912) 596-1237

Dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating Georgia native wildlife and improving the welfare of wildlife through education.

Hawaii

hawaiiwildlifecenter.org
birdhelp@hawaiiwildlifecenter.org

(808) 884-5000

We provide medical and rehabilitative care to all species of native birds and the Hawaiian hoary bat, along with contingency planning, emergency response, training, research assistance, and more.

Idaho

1981 Lick Creek Road
McCall, ID 83638

https://snowdonwildlifesanctuary.org
https://snowdonwildlifesanctuary.org/volunteer-opportunities/

Snowdonwildlife@gmail.com

(208) 634-8050

Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in McCall, Idaho that specializes in the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife and provides native habitat and natural conditions that help rehabilitated wildlife assimilate back into the wild upon release.

Illinois

23956 Green Acres Rd.
Dow, IL 62022

https://www.treehousewildlifecenter.com
https://www.treehousewildlifecenter.com/volunteer

(618) 466-2990

TreeHouse Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1979 dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of native wildlife while promoting environmental awareness through education.

Indiana

https://hoosierwildliferescue.org
https://hoosierwildliferescue.org/volunteer
https://hoosierwildliferescue.org/contact-us

Hoosier Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation is committed to aiding injured, orphaned, and sick wildlife native to Indiana. Our core service is to provide state-licensed care to these animals with the goal of releasing them back into the wild. This includes but is not limited to providing veterinary care, housing, and raising orphaned babies and juveniles. We are also committed to promoting healthy human-wildlife relationships via educational programs for schools, events, and community outreach initiatives.

Iowa

328 MAIN ST., STE. 208
AMES, IA 50010

https://iowawildlifecenter.org
https://iowawildlifecenter.org/Pages/Volunteer.aspx

(515) 233-1379

PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL WILDLIFE RESCUE, MEDICAL TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF NATIVE WILDLIFE IN CENTRAL IOWA.

Kansas

23375 Guthrie Road
Linwood, KS 66052

https://owl-online.org
https://owl-online.org/get-involved/

(785) 542-3625

Upwildlife@aol.com

We are advocates for wildlife, providing professional rehabilitation services for injured and orphaned wild animals and wildlife education for citizens of northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.

Kentucky

4270 Georgetown Road
Lexington, KY 40511

https://www.kywildlife.org

(859) 983-4330

info@kywildlife.org

The Kentucky Wildlife Center runs on the compassion and manpower of people like you. With your help, we can save the lives of many creatures.

Maine

375 Mountain Road,
Cape Neddick, ME 03902

https://www.thecenterforwildlife.org

(207) 361-1400

info@thecenterforwildlife.org

Center for Wildlife is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate and strengthen relationships between humans, wildlife and the environment resulting in a healthier, more sustainable community.

Maryland

7101 Barcellona Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

https://www.scwc.org

(301) 926-9453

info@scwc.org

Founded in 1995, Second Chance Wildlife Center is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit facility providing skilled and compassionate emergency treatment and long-term rehabilitative care to injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife with the goal of releasing healthy animals back to their intended roles in nature.

Massachusetts

4011 Main St
Barnstable, MA 02630

https://capewildlifecenter.com

caryn.ritchie@newildlife.org

The Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center is a program of the New England Wildlife Centers. We run two non-profit wildlife veterinary hospitals and education centers located in Barnstable and Weymouth, Massachusetts. Together we work to provide veterinary and rehabilitative care to sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals.

Michigan

7800 Platt Rd.
Saline, MI 48176

https://birdcentermi.org

(734) 761-9640

clinic@birdcentermi.org

Saving Songbirds Since 2004. The Bird Center of Michigan is committed to aiding birds, wildlife, and the environment through rehabilitation and public education.

Minnesota

Minnesota National Wildlife Refuge

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/minnesota-valley

3815 American Boulevard EastBloomington,MN 55425-1659

(952) 854-5900

Working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Mississippi

Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation

Visit Website

3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd
Coldwater, MS 38618

+1 (662) 612-6455
(662) 333-5565
contact@mswildliferehab.org

Making a difference for wildlife.

Missouri

Missouri Wildlife Rescue Center

https://www.mowildlife.org

1128 New Ballwin Road
Ballwin, MO 63021

Phone: (636) 394-1880
volunteers@mowildlife.org

The Center’s mission is to rehabilitate sick, injured, and orphaned native Missouri wildlife while educating the public about the critical roles wild animals play in maintaining healthy ecosystems.

Montana

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

https://yellowstonewildlifesanctuary.org/

615 2nd St East, Red Lodge
MT 59068

+1 (406) 446-1133

Providing lifelong sanctuary to non-releasable Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem wildlife while sharing a message of education and conservation.

Nebraska

Nebraska Wildlife Rehab

https://nebraskawildliferehab.org

9777 M Street
Omaha, NE 68127

402-234-2473

To rehabilitate native Nebraska wildlife and migratory birds for return to the wild, to preserve and restore native habitats, and to educate youth and adults about the importance of wildlife and ecosystems by engaging them in projects and activities that contribute to the well-being of our natural environment and inspire them to take action to protect it.

Nevada

No volunteer opportunities in this state at this time. Contact us to add yourself to the waiting list. If you are offering volunteer opportunities, contact us.

New Hampshire

Millstone Wildlife

16 Millstone Road
Windham, NH 03087

millstonewildlife@gmail.com

(603) 320-0941

https://www.millstonewildlife.com/volunteer

The mission of Millstone Wildlife Center is to provide rehabilitation services for injured or orphaned mammal wildlife in the state of New Hampshire.

New Jersey

Wild Baby Rescue

Wild Baby Rescue Center, Inc.
14 Grouse Mountain Road
Blairstown, NJ 07825

hopeforthewild@yahoo.com

http://wildbabyrescue.org/volunteer/

Because humans and their activities are often responsible, directly or indirectly, for the injuries suffered by wildlife, we believe that we have a responsibility to assist in healing those injuries. Wild Baby Rescue Center provides a means for caring people to give injured and orphaned wildlife a second chance to live out their natural, wild lives.

New Mexico

New Mexico Wildlife Center

19 Wheat Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

505-753-9505

https://newmexicowildlifecenter.org/volunteer/

NMWC is a non-profit organization, operating through the generosity of private and corporate donors and with the support of foundations and granting entities. NMWC employs a small staff of ten full-time and part-time employees. But we could not do what we do without our corps of 60 or more volunteers who help with everything from cleaning animal cages, to filing, to pulling weeds and more.

New York

Wild Bird Fund

https://www.wildbirdfund.org

565 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024

646-306-2862

To provide medical care and rehabilitation to native and passing migrant wildlife so that they can be released back into the wild. And to educate New Yorkers about the rich diversity of the city’s wildlife and how to help it thrive.

North Carolina

Carolina Wildlife

https://www.carolinaconservation.org

Due to risk of unwanted animals being dropped unknowingly at our center,
Please contact us for our exact address.

Call Us: (980) 389-1133

https://www.carolinaconservation.org/joinourteam

Carolina Wildlife Conservation Center is a place for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife to get the help they need and deserve.

North Dakota

Dakota Zoo

https://www.dakotazoo.org/education/raptor-rehabilitation/

602 Riverside Park Road
Bismarck, ND 58504

Ph: (701) 223-7543

To instill and inspire a better understanding and appreciation for animals and nature.

Ohio

Ohio Wildlife Center

6131 Cook Rd
Powell, Ohio 43065

614.734.9453

https://www.ohiowildlifecenter.org

Ohio Wildlife Center is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of Ohio’s native wildlife through rehabilitation, education and wildlife health studies.

Oklahoma

WildCare Oklahoma

https://www.wildcareoklahoma.org

8505 Wildwood Lane, Noble, OK 73068

405-872-9338

WildCare provides people a place to bring native wildlife struggling to survive with the goal of releasing healthy individuals back to nature.

Oregon

Wildlife Center of the North Coast

https://coastwildlife.org

89686 Hwy 202 Astoria, OR 97103

503-338-0331
info@coastwildlife.org

Promoting compassion, empathy, and respect for all life through wildlife rehabilitation, wildlife conservation, and ecological teachings.

Pennsylvania

Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center

https://poconowildlife.com

1161 Cherry Drive,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Phone
570-402-0223
Email
poconowildlife@gmail.com

We strive to serve our community and local wildlife. Not only is our goal to create a place for animals in need, but it is also to create a place that supports the relationships between humans and wildlife. We aspire to educate and guide the public towards a symbiotic relationship with the wildlife all around us.

Rhode Island

Audubon Society of Rhode Island

https://asri.org

Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809

Audubon Headquarters
12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI 02917

https://asri.org/contact-us/contact.html

The mission of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island is to protect birds, other wildlife and their habitats through conservation, education and advocacy, for the benefit of people and all other life.

South Carolina

Carolina Wildlife Center

https://carolinawildlife.org

5551 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212

Give us a call: (803) 772-3994
Email us: info@carolinawildlife.org

We are devoted to the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned animals
and the preservation of wildlife through education.

South Dakota

Black Hills Raptor Center

https://www.blackhillsraptorcenter.org

We do not have a physical location that groups can visit (yet!) but mail can reach us at the following:
Black Hills Raptor Center
PO Box 48, Caputa, SD 57725

Give us a call: (605) 519-2008
To email us, please fill out our contact form below. We will answer your emails in 3 – 5 business days. We look forward to discussing raptors with you!

The idea of developing BHRC (Black Hills Raptor Center) began in 2010. That is when John Halverson and Maggie Engler set about the task of reducing “nature deficit disorder” in their corner of the world.

Tennessee

Harmony Wildlife Rehabilitation

https://www.harmonywildlife.org

Mail: PO Box 58586, Nashville, TN 37205

Give us a call: (615) 266-5701
Email us: contact@harmonywildlife.org

Harmony Wildlife Rehab’s goal is to be a resource for local residents who have questions about wild animals they encounter and a temporary place for injured or orphaned animals to recover and mature with the goal of release into their natural habitats. We focus on native Tennessee wildlife, including songbirds, hawks, owls, foxes, raccoons, opossums, and many more.

Texas

Austin Wildlife Rescue

https://www.austinwildliferescue.org/

Rehab Center: 111 Elbow Bend Elgin, TX 78621

Intake Center:5401 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78721

Give us a call: (512) 472-9453
Email us: volunteer@austinwildliferescue.org

Austin Wildlife Rescue rehabilitates and releases orphaned, injured, and sick wild animals and educates the public to coexist with wildlife.

Utah

WRC of Northern Utah

https://wrcnu.org/

1490 Park Blvd
Ogden, UT 84401 USA

Give us a call: (801) 814-7888
Email us: info@wrcnu.org

Empowering the community to engage in conservation and responsible stewardship of wildlife and habitat.

Vermont

VINS Nature Center

https://vinsweb.org/

Mail: PO Box 1281, 149 Natures Way Quechee, VT 05059

Give us a call: (802) 359-5000
Email us: info@vinsweb.org

Caring for the Natural World
VINS’ mission is to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research, and avian wildlife rehabilitation.

Virginia

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center

https://www.blueridgewildlifectr.org

106 Island Farm Ln, Boyce, VA 22620

Give us a call: (540) 837-9000
Email us: info@blueridgewildlifectr.org

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center is a unique and special place. The only wildlife teaching hospital in northern Virginia, the staff and volunteers of BRWC work to care for native wildlife by integrating veterinary medicine, rehabilitation, education, and research.

Washington

Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab Center

https://wolfhollowwildlife.org

Mail: Post Office Box 391, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 USA

Give us a call: (360) 378-5000
Contact us: https://wolfhollowwildlife.org/contact-us/

Wolf Hollow is a registered 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. We rely on support from individuals, businesses and foundations to carry out our work.

Our mission is:
To promote the well-being of wildlife and their habitats through rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife, public education and non-invasive research.

West Virginia

The Good Zoo at Oglebay

https://oglebay.com/good-zoo/

465 Lodge Drive Wheeling, WV 26003

Give us a call: (877) 436-1797

In partnership with the Oglebay Foundation, the Good Zoo has launched an ambitious, multi-year plan to enhance your zoo with new animals, new programming, and new attractions to ensure the Good Zoo will continue to educate and inspire guests for generations to come.

Wisconsin

Raptor Education Group

https://www.raptoreducationgroup.org/store/p/cranes-vultures-and-crows

N2160 W Rollwood Rd. Antigo, WI 54409

Clinic: (715) 623-4015
Education: (715) 623-2563

REGI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of injured or orphaned native bird species and public education of wildlife issues.

Wyoming

Teton Raptor Center

https://tetonraptorcenter.org

5450 WY-Highway 22 Wilson, WY 83014

Give us a call: (307) 203-2551
Email us: raptors@tetonraptorcenter.org

Teton Raptor Center is a non-profit organization advancing raptor conservation through education, research, and rehabilitation.

Beneficiary Organizations

 

Call For The Wild Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect people with nature and inspire them to help protect and restore wildlife and wild places. While our goal is to educate, motivate, and inspire the public, our primary mission is to fund the critical work being done in the areas of wildlife rescue, research, and conservation by our partner organizations.

If you are a 501(c)(3) organization meeting all of the following criteria:

  • Permitted, certified, and sanctioned
  • Working in the field directly on wildlife rescue, research, or conservation
  • Eligible for funding
  • Interested in potentially being a recipient of Call For The Wild funds

We invite you to fill out the following form!