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Texas Metro Wildlife Rehabilitators is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization. There are many volunteer opportunities within TMWR

Volunteer Opportunities

Some of the volunteer opportunities available at TMWR include but are not limited to:

  • Foster Parent(s) - Feed, care, and monitor growth of our babies; all under the supervision and training of a permitted rehabilitator.

  • Clerical - Keep track of paper work, maintain data base up-to-date, create forms, make phone calls, etc.

  • Transport - Pick up and deliver supplies or transport wildlife.

  • Special Projects - Many projects are suitable for groups such as scouts and classrooms. They provide great learning opportunity and are helpful to the wildlife.

    • Making cages

    • Nesting boxes click here 

    • Snuggle beds 

  • Outreach program - Contact public or private organizations who might be interested in learning more about what we do. Become a presenter.

  • Fundraising - We welcome new ideas. If this is what you like to do, we need you!

  • Media - Take pictures and videos of our wildlife and update website photo albums.


Working with Wildlife

Wildlife rehabilitation is a learned skill. To work directly with wildlife, the laws of the State of Texas require that you must learn under the supervision of a permitted rehabilitator.

How Do I Volunteer?

To be a volunteer, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.

  • Attend a volunteer orientation class.

  • Attend an animal species class.


To start the volunteer process, please register for one of our scheduled orientation classes.

There are many more opportunities where we need your help. Remember, that no help is too small!


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