Wildlife Land Trust volunteers have the opportunity to ensure the conservation of wild lands that provide vital wildlife habitat across the country. This highly flexible opportunity allows volunteers to act on their love of wildlife and nature conservancy while engaging in outdoor activities.
Becoming a volunteer
- Volunteers commit to inspect their assigned sanctuary at least two times per year.
- After training, we ask that Sanctuary Monitors make a commitment to work a minimum of two to three years.
- Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
- Volunteers must pass a criminal background check.
- Volunteers must meet the requirements outlined in the Essential Capabilities document.
- We recommend volunteers be current on their tetanus inoculation and have CPR certification.
- Complete an online application form. A staff member will contact you to discuss opportunities and schedule an interview.
- If we mutually determine that the opportunity appears to be a good fit, you will be asked to fill out an authorization form allowing us to carry out a background check based on the type of position for which you are applying.
- Following the completion of the background check, you will be scheduled for a site visit to the property for training and be asked to sign a volunteer agreement and a waiver and release of liability.
- After you are made an official volunteer, you will be trained in all aspects of your volunteer work, including monitoring techniques, processes and all relevant paperwork.