Feb 27, 2019

Wildlife Center Volunteering: Behind the Scenes

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Have you ever wondered what our Wildlife Center Volunteers really do on a day-to-day basis? Learn more by watching the video below.

DCHS's Wildlife Center takes in over 3,800 ill, injured or orphaned wild animals every year with the goal of treating and releasing healthy animals back to their natural habitats. Volunteers help us with everything from direct animal care and answering phone calls to cage construction and maintenance. If working with wildlife interests you consider one of these positions.

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