Office Assistant:

Founded in 1982, Volunteers for Wildlife, Inc is dedicated to the preservation of Long Island’s wildlife and natural habitats through wildlife rehabilitation and conservation education.  Our hospital, the largest of its kind on Long Island, admits over 2,200 injured and orphaned wild animals annually. Over 10,000 calls from the public are handled through our Wildlife Hotline each year.  We are seeking a mature, dynamic Office Assistant to support this work.  


Responsibilities include:

  • Answering Calls on Wildlife Advisory Hotline and Office telephone

  • Responding patiently and professionally to assess situations and respond to public inquiries

  • Providing high quality and accurate information to the public 

  • Coordinating admissions to our hospital and wildlife rescues

  • Greeting visitors and assisting with wildlife intake

  • Assisting with administrative duties related to educational programming, fundraising and volunteer coordination 



  • Strong interest in Wildlife and Environmental Conservation

  • Strong office and computer skills including Microsoft Office and Data Entry

  • Excellent telephone and interpersonal/customer service skills

  • Ability to write clearly

  • Ability to work effectively in busy shared office


Position Details:

  • Part Time (32 Hours/Week)

  • Schedule:  Wednesday- Saturday 9 AM-5 PM

  • Start Date: March 2020


To Apply:

Please send the following to: LSchulz@volunteersforwildlife.org

  • Letter of Interest

  • Resume

  • List of three references

194-A Bayville Road Locust Valley, NY 11560

(516) 674-0982


Volunteers for Wildlife, Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable organization. Copies of our annual audited financial statements as well as annual IRS 990 and NY State CHAR500 reports can be accessed on the NYS Attorney General's Charity website http://www.charitiesnys.com.

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