Houston volunteer opportunities

WILDLIFE CENTER OF TEXAS

What Is It?: A non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured, sick, oiled, and orphaned native wild animals.

 

Help Needed: Care for animals, help with community education or special events, or collect needed supplies.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 16

Help Needed

 

 

DIRECT ANIMAL CARE

Assist with animal handling, food preparation, feeding, and cleaning.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Assist with onsite and outreach educational presentations. Volunteers must have a minimum of 20 hours in a direct animal care area to be considered for this opportunity.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Assist with special events such as public animal releases and fundraisers.

 

DONATE NEEDED SUPPLIES

The Center’s online wish list includes
Specialty seeds
Science Diet AD canned food
Pedialyte
Paper towels
33 gallon outdoor trash bags
Latex gloves (medium & large)
and other items.
The Center also maintains an Amazon wish list.

 

DONATE NEWSPAPERS

The Center welcomes donated newspapers.  Please remove the shiny or slick pages because they don’t absorb well and some inks can be harmful.

Newspapers should be folded in half and stored flat in a box or bag (not rolled), so that they will lie flat in the kennels.

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Note: the Center will be moving in late spring 2018, but for now the temporary address is 900 Portway Drive.  It would be a good idea to call before you go to make sure the address is current.

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