General Support


General Support staff and volunteers are the backbone of our centre! With thousands of animals being cared for at Toronto Wildlife Centre each year, a tremendous amount of resources are dedicated to both maintaining the upkeep of the facility and ensuring that supplies are clean and readily accessible for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Team. Volunteers who successfully meet the minimum commitment in this role and demonstrate reliability, dedication and responsibility will also be strongly considered for other volunteer roles at TWC!

What you'll do

- Help maintain the cleanliness of the wildlife kitchen, hallways, hospital and rehabilitation rooms. 

- Wash linens used by patients

- Fold and organize clean laundry for patient use

- Ensure that appropriate caging and supplies are ready for wild patients

Time Commitment

General Support volunteers have more flexibility in shift times than other TWC volunteer roles. This makes this position ideal for those who have schedules that cannot accommodate a regular weekly shift or who are able to volunteer for different amounts of time each week.

Volunteers are asked to make a minimum 3 month commitment to this role. This role is also ideal for High School students or community members wishing to complete their required community service hours 


- 15 years of age or older

- Interest in and respect for the unique needs of wildlife

- Reliable, responsible and punctual

- Up-to-date tetanus vaccination

- Non-profit volunteer experience is an asset


General Support volunteers are trained and supervised by General Support staff in-house over their first few shifts.

$25 Training/On-boarding fee associated with this role - fee includes all training/staff resources as well as a volunteer t-shirt and nametag.