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Volunteer at Ohlone Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Newark CA

  • Publish Date: 01-24-2024 15:51:38 |
  • Contact: Angela Hartman |
  • Location: Fremont 94560 |
  • Place: 37175 Hickory Street Newark |
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Looking for volunteers to come get wild with us to help injured and orphaned wildlife in the Tri Cities.
Ohlone Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center’s 27th year helping care for the many injured and orphaned native wildlife we will take in during the 2024 season.
The wildlife at our facility requires consistent care throughout the 7-month busy season between April to October. We ask for your commitment to volunteer one 3.5-hour shift on the same day and time each week, 3 times a month. We do understand that volunteers have vacations and other commitments, so we are flexible on shift scheduling.
We are open every day. Shifts are Monday to Sunday 9:00am to 12:30pm. Please note that shift times could change during the season to meet the needs of our patients.
Responsibilities include preparing species-specific meals for each patient, cleaning enclosures, laundry, dishes and some light gardening. -Apply online at
Note: Our online application states you need to be a resident of Fremont, Newark, or Union City. That is not the case when applying for volunteer service at the wildlife center. You can be a resident of any city in the Bay Area to apply.
-Be at least 18 years of age.
-Commit to at least one 3.5-hour shift on the same day and time each week, 3 times a month on the same day of the week.
-You must have the ability to stand, kneel, bend over, and twist when cleaning animal enclosures.
-Willing to clean, messy animal enclosures, do laundry and meal prep for our animals.
-Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
-Once we receive your application, we will contact you with further information.
-Attend a 90 minute orientation class online through Google Meet.
-A current tetanus shot is highly recommended.
-Apply online at
Angela Hartman
Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Ohlone Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

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