Interested in Volunteering?

CMWR is a nonprofit organization so every position is volunteer-only. But when you volunteer with CMWR, you'll get close-up experiences and be able to handle wildlife species and help give them a second chance in their natural habitat back in the wild.

Current Opportunities...

Transporters in Central MS:

  • must be ready for on-call basis

  • have a flexible schedule

  • have a valid driver's license

  • have a reliable vehicle that's insured

  • must be responsible for your own fuel

  • live near Starkville, Hattiesburg, & Jackson are a plus



Center Volunteers in Meridan:

  • due to COVID-19, we're unable to take volunteers at this time

  • clean cages and pens

  • prepare meals and feed wildlife

  • maintain organization and upkeep of the center

  • wash and fold laundry

  • monitor and bathe wildlife

  • shifts of 3 days a week for at least 2 hours a day

Home-based Rehabilitators:

  • due to COVID-19, we're unable to take volunteers at this time

  • MUST be able to commit a considerable amount of time to rehabilitating

  • clean and maintain upkeep for cages and pens

  • shop for then prepare meals and feed wildlife

  • monitor and wildlife and bathe if needed

  • administer medications if necessary

  • contact finders and manage pickup for wildlife

  • admit new wildlife patients and manage records from intake to release

  • must have outdoor enclosures that meet minimum state requirements

  • willing to fund their own supplies and veterinary care

  • have a dedicated room for wildlife away from children, pets, TVs, and other loud noises that can stress the wildlife

  • understand that death and suffering in wildlife will be observed in some cases

If you're interested in any available volunteer opportunities, let us know in the "Contact Us" section!



940 Sam Lackey Rd

Meridian, MS 39305 USA

(Lauderdale County)

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