Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer to help rescue wildlifeWildlife rehabilitators are needed on the ground to help combat the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. If you have a license in state wildlife rehabilitation, you may be qualified to volunteer in impacted areas in the Gulf. Click here for more information on eligibility.

The Wildlife Society has compiled a list of organizations in need of volunteers. Many organizations are taking contact information to get in touch as volunteers are needed. Please visit the websites below to sign up and stay informed as the situation develops.   

Alabama Coastal Foundation: Submit contact information for opportunities as they arise.

The Audubon Society: opportunities to help from home as well as on-site.

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana: Must be 18 or older to volunteer with this organization.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries: To find information on the damage, report oiled wildlife, and sign up to volunteer.

Mobile Baykeeper: Add your name to the list of available volunteers.

Mobile Bay National Estuary Program: Sign up for an email list for alerts when volunteers are needed.

Oiled Wildlife Care Network: Call 1-866-448-5816 for volunteer information and follow the facebook page for updates.

Oil Spill Volunteers: Acting as a clearinghouse to match volunteers to organizations.

Save our Seabirds, Inc.: Let them know your location and where you are willing to travel.

Volunteer Florida: Donate to the cause, sign up to help, and stay updated.

Volunteer Louisiana: Search for opportunities by zip code.

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