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Wildlife Hotline: (516) 674-0982
Wildlife Center of Long Island
Wildlife Hotline: (516) 674-0982

Wildlife Hospital Volunteers

*There is currently a waiting list for this position. You are welcome to apply but will not be contacted until opportunities become available.

Wildlife Center of Long Island operates a year-round wildlife rehabilitation hospital which serves 2,200 injured and orphaned wild patients each year from throughout Queens, Nassau and Western Suffolk counties 

Pigeon Rescue

These volunteers commit to a four-hour shift once weekly where you are required to be on-site at our wildlife hospital to work with our rehabilitation supervisor to provide care to injured and orphaned wildlife. You will get real hands on experience in wildlife rescue & rehabilitation


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Extremely dependable and punctual attendance
  • One weekly four hour shift in the morning 
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months
  • Ability to work on your feet and perform physical work (light lifting and bending) both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Emotionally stable
  • Excitement and willingness to learn about local wildlife

Volunteer Application

Fill out the form below and we will get back to you ASAP