If you’ve ever rescued an animal to bring to Greenwood, you know how stressful it can be to worry about another life. As animal lovers, we want to do everything we can to minimize suffering and ultimately save the animal. The staff, interns, and volunteers at Greenwood deal with these high-stake situations daily and sometimes are forced to make difficult decisions as a result. Those in caregiver positions, like that of a wildlife rehabilitator, can sometimes experience a condition known as compassion fatigue. Caring for many patients, some…

Greenwood hosts several 8 and 12 week internship sessions throughout the spring, summer, and fall. The internship is meant to provide nursing experience with our wild patients and on-the-job training in basic rehabilitation skills. As an intern at Greenwood, you will get the opportunity to care for many species, including: Fox Squirrel Raccoon House Finch American Robin Mallard Canada Goose Crow Merganser Grebe Hummingbird and many more…. You will learn the protocols and best practices to care for orphaned, injured, and sick wildlife. Our licensed rehabilitators and mentors…