Take a walk on the wild side at Carolina Raptor Center's Raptor Trail.
Catch wonder by the tail with our formal and informal education programs. Children 3 to 93 will delight the science and natural history of 38 raptor species and how they have inspired human invention.
Staff and volunteers at this hidden hospital in the woods treats over 900 injured and orphaned birds a year – more than any other US raptor center. Over 70% are released back into the wild!
Press the easy button by giving online, via phone or through traditional mail. Your passion and engagement fuels our mission every day.
The program team at Carolina Raptor Center puts the resident birds, like Oshem, the Turkey Vulture, through their paces. Each bird and human has a job description. Photo by Michele Miller Houck.
Don't be afraid to be awesome. Sometimes being weird and different is good. When you think you're working hard, there is always someone else working harder, so always be yourself and know your stuff. – Actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Position: Executive Director
The Board of Directors of the Raptor Center is seeking exceptional candidates to serve as our next Executive Director. We can think of no better way to honor our most recent Executive Director, Jim Warren, than to continue the search for the next leader of the Raptor Center who will continue delivering on our mission and help the organization soar!
Potential applicants can learn more about the position profile and apply at here.
Raptor Rehab Tech
Reports to: Hospital Manager
Raptor Techs are responsible for the daily operations of the hospital. This includes intake, triage and treatment of new wild patients, supervising volunteers, arranging transport for injured birds and providing medical care to resident birds as needed. Email your resume and coverletter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5/20/22.
For internships, please check our Internship page. To volunteer, please go to the Volunteer page.