Volunteer Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Online Volunteer Interest Form, or call NMWC at 505-753-9505. A volunteer coordinator will contact you to ask you to fill out an application.
  • After you complete your volunteer application, you will be asked to attend a new volunteer orientation and tour.
  • Volunteer applicants must complete a background check online at Verified Volunteers. There is a cost for this service. Questions should be addressed to the volunteer coordinator.
  • Once approved, you will be asked to fill out a Volunteer Agreement and Release form, and NM Game & Fish and US Fish and Wildlife sub-permittee forms (if applicable) prior to commencing volunteer work.
  • Commit to the required time commitment for the specific area.
  • Attend additional department trainings (if applicable) before first volunteer shift.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

For more information, contact Dawn Wright at 505-753-9505 or email dawn@newmexicowildlifecenter.org

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