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OrganizationRockfish Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineDecember 31, 2023
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$0 and our endless gratitude
Phone(434) 263-4954


Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary is seeking volunteer board members to help us grow and expand our thriving organization. If you are passionate about native Virginia wildlife, would like to raise public awareness about our wild neighbors, and help increase support for animals in need, we invite you to join us. We’re particularly looking to welcome aboard folks with experience in fundraising, event planning, and forging corporate partnerships. 

We are a small working board that is dedicated to supporting and expanding our exemplary staff. If you’re interested, please send us your resume and a brief letter of interest to Feel free to send along any questions you might have as well. We can’t wait to meet you!

Job Duties

Attend monthly governance meetings & an occasional committee meeting.

Participate in occasional donor tours, thank you lunches, major fundraising events, and education outreach.

Use networking capabilities to cultivate and expand the donor base.

Be a passionate advocate for injured and orphaned native wild animals.


Skills Required

While we seek specific skills, we do so without intending to exclude other important skillsets or attitudes so please don’t hesitate to express your interest. That said, we’d love to have more board members from Nelson County; board members that are gregarious and extroverted, fun at a party; board members with graphic design expertise; board members who love to work a database or write thank you notes; and/or board members with donor cultivation or major gifts experience. We’d prefer candidates with a sense of humor and a personal commitment to protecting wildlife and wild spaces.

Work Schedule

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month from 3:30 – 5:00, usually at the Gordon Avenue Library.