Education Programs

Staff and volunteers from the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke are happy to show off gorgeous native education animals, accompanied by a one hour informative talk on the animals, wildlife rehabilitation and conservation. Be sure scroll all the way down on this page to see photos of our education ambassadors.

Presentations to groups include schools, youth and civic groups, Boy and Girl Scouts, and veterinary programs, etc.

To submit a request please fill out this form and volunteers/staff will be notified.

Cost: $100 per program
We also encourage in-kind donations from our wish list.


The Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke offers a summer animal care internship. Position availability varies; applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply.

If you are interested in a summer internship email and read more about our internship experience here.

Internship Application

Transporter Application


Captain Hook, Broad-winged Hawk


Tuskegee, Red-tailed Hawk


Zombie, Eastern Screech Owl


Clapper, Great Horned Owl

Rio, Eastern Box Turtle

Rachel, Virginia Opossum

Wally, Eastern Gray Squirrel

5985 Coleman Road, Roanoke, VA 24018