Peace River Wildlife Center

3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway | Punta Gorda, Florida 33950 | 941-637-3830

A Non Profit Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center


Anxious to put your values to the test? 

Fly like an eagle and volunteer today with the PRWC.

Currently the center has over 100 active volunteers contributing more than 12,000 hours a year in the service of injured wild birds or wild animals. They make a significant difference for the creatures they serve and they bring the Peace River Wildlife Center’s mission to life, whether they are involved in education, fund raising, or wildlife work.

Volunteer Information


Here are some of the ways you can serve as a volunteer

  • TOUR GUIDES – as a tour guide for guests who visit the center including scheduled group tours
  • GREETERS – welcoming guests as they enter the Center, introducing them to the Tour Guides
  • OUTREACH PROGRAMS – public speaking at schools and other group locations giving educational talks
  • HABITAT ENRICHMENT – as an outside aviary and habitat cleaner (mornings)
  • HOSPITAL – assisting rehabbers in the hospital area with cleaning (morning & afternoon shifts)
  • GRANT WRITING – as a grant writer
  • GIFT SHOP – Cashier / Clerk
  • MAINTENANCE – as a maintenance specialist: carpenter, electrician, or plumber

Volunteer Requirements

  • be at least 16 years old
  • fill out an application that identifies your volunteer interests
  • schedule your interview with the center’s volunteer coordinator (Anne Marie)
  • attend an orientation and training session (currently on Wed. and Sat. mornings)

Are you seeing yourself now as a PRWC volunteer? Call: (941) 637-3830 or fill out the form below to get started.

or you can download and complete our volunteer application and mail / hand deliver to the Center or fax to (941) 637-3857