Be A Raptor Ambulance

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Volunteer Anne Steinert prepares to trap and transport one of the Wells Fargo falcon chicks. Don't worry, this level of transport takes lots of experience! Photo by Michele Miller Houck.

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Wherever you go, there you are. – Confucius

On-Call Transport Volunteering

You can be a part of the transport or raptor ambulance team and respond to calls by the public regarding injured raptors that need to be picked up and taken to CRC. Attendance at a Volunteer Information Session is not necessary to apply for this position. If you would like to be a transport volunteer in addition to other volunteer positions, please attend a Volunteer Information Session.

Submit a volunteer application online or submit your volunteer application in one of the following forms:

  • Fax your application to (704) 875-8814
  • Mail by post to Volunteer Coordinator, PO Box 16443, Charlotte, NC 28297

Once your application is received, you will be contacted to complete a short training program and then you'll be on call to bring birds into the hospital. Attendance at one of our information sessions is optional. Contact Mathias Engelmann at with questions regarding our Transport Volunteer Program.