We receive sick and injured animals from throughout the state and are looking for individuals on all islands to assist with wildlife rescue missions by joining our volunteer ground transport team.
HWC is located on Hawai‘i Island. When we receive a call about a sick or injured animal we put the call out to our rescue team to see who is available to transport the animal to the HWC or airport.
Wheels for Wildlife Responsibilities:
If you live on Hawai‘i Island, you could be asked to pick up animals and drive them to the HWC facility in Kapa‘au, or to meet a HWC staff member halfway.
If you reside on any other island, you could be asked to pick up animals and drive them to the airport where one of our volunteer pilots will meet you.
Whether you accept the mission is completely dependent on your availability and location. The bird will already be prepped for transport upon pickup and we take care of all the State and Federal paperwork. After each mission you will receive a rescue certificate acknowledging your contribution.
For more information or to join the Wheels for Wildlife team, please contact us!
Are you also a pilot? Consider joining our Wings for Wildlife team too!