Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
 Providing lifelong sanctuary to non-releasable native Montana wildlife and sharing a message of education and conservation
Volunteer, Internship, and Employment Opportunties

Want to join our staff?

Looking for a summer internship?

We currently have two  open positions:
Education Director
Summary of Position:   


The Education Director (ED) will have responsibility for developing and implementing educational programming for all age levels. Programming will focus on conservation and environmental education with special attention paid to the plight of animals in the wild. The ED will be responsible for training and managing the education volunteers as well as the educational component of the YWS website. The ED will be an integral member of the YWS long-term strategy. Additionally the ED will work with Lead Animal Care and Enrichment Coordinators (LACEC), Administration and Finance Coordinator (AFC) and Operations Coordinator (OC) when necessary.

Interested in applying? Please download and read the full job description below. Include the signed document with your resume and email to  

Our summer intern position is filled. Please continue to check in for upcoming internship opportunities, or call our office to find out more information about volunteering. We always need extra hands! 
Animal Care Specialist
Summary of Position:

Animal Care Specialist (ACS) implements animal care protocols for individual animals living at YWS as delegated by the Lead Animal Care & Enrichment Coordinators (LACEC).  ACS is responsible for caring for and observing/monitoring each resident daily as designated by the LACEC. ACS is responsible for recording notes and observations about each animal cared for daily.

Interested in applying? Please download and read the full job description below. Then email your resume and cover letter to or

Want to volunteer? 

We're always looking for volunteers to help out at the sanctuary. Must be 18 or older. Send us an email at to inquire about volunteer opportunities. 
Animal Care Specialist Job Description
Education Director
Job Description