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Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center
Caring for injured and orphaned native wild animals so they can be released back into their natural habitat.

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OPEN TO RECEIVE ANIMALS:   September to April =  10 am - 3 pm    May to August =  10 am - 4 pm


If you have a hurt wild animal, click on Found an Animal or call 209.883.9414.
We cannot answer animal inquires via email.

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      Volunteers are the mainstay of the Center. Volunteers are responsible for basic cleaning, feeding, record keeping and general maintenance. The activities that keep the animals healthy, clean, and well fed.
      The typical volunteer works 4 to 6 hours one day a week at the Center. There training requirements and age restrictions. Click on the link below for more information.
      Many volunteers are skilled in handling the common animals. Sometimes they assist with medical treatments. Some volunteers take advantage of advanced training and develop the skills to handle the more difficult and dangerous animals. Other volunteers specialize in feeding infant birds or mammals. This is the most common activity in the spring and summer.

For more information about the volunteer program click here.
      The SWCC has a small number of employees that provide leadership and expertise to support the program and the volunteers.
      There is an Executive Director and two part time Animal Care Coordinators that provide support, training, and guidance for the volunteers.
      The employees are highly trained and well versed in Center policies. They are responsible for overseeing the volunteers and the animal care. It is their job to ensure that the volunteers work safely and that the animal care program is successful.
      Currently there are no positions open. However, if you are interested in becoming an employee, you can mail or email a resume to the Center. We look for those who are responsible, hard working, reliable, and who have an interest in wildlife rehabilitation.


     The SWCC is a tax exempt, non-profit corporation which is run by a Board of Directors.
      The Directors are responsible for overseeing corporate development, financial stability, and compliance with the many laws and restrictions that regulate wildlife rehabilitation. It is a challenge.
      We do not receive any tax money so our only source of income is donations from private individuals or grants. Fundraising is on ongoing activity.
      Currently we are look for board members with expertise in constructions, fundraising, and corporate development.

To learn more about the Board of Directors, click here.
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