Volunteer Spotlights

Participate in Chintimini’s Wildlife Work


Volunteer James Bowden

James Bowden

James Bowden has a deep passion for animals and wildlife management. Learn more about James.
Volunteer Jeanie Stuntzner

Jeanie Stuntzner

Jeanie Stuntzner likes working with owls and skunks…but not simultaneously…that wouldn’t work. Learn more about Jeanie.
Volunteer Suzanna Mast

Suzanna Mast

Suzanna Mast enjoys working with orphaned baby birds in the springtime nursery. Learn more about Suzanna.
Volunteer Vi Campbell

Vi Campbell

Vi Campbell has a special affinity with the vultures, Ferdinand and Junior, and helps by working in the laundry. Learn more about Vi.
Volunteer Spenser Rathbun

Spenser Rathbun

Spenser Rathbun likes helping to release wildlife back to nature and enjoys working with his shift mates. Learn more about Spenser.
Volunteer Kathi Franklin

Kathi Franklin

Kathi Franklin loves catching injured wildlife, especially eagles.
Learn more about Kathi.
Volunteer Colette Pruitt

Colette Pruitt

Colette Pruitt loves learning about the different species of birds and their calls.
Learn more about Colette.
Volunteer Beverly Schultz

Beverly Schultz

Beverly Schultz loves helping wildlife patients recover and then be released.
Learn more about Beverly.
Volunteer Bev Clark

Bev Clark

Bev Clark is an avid birder and private pilot. She got to release a Red-tailed hawk which was very cool!
Learn more about Bev.
Volunteer Noemi Lance

Noemi Lance

Noemi Lance has volunteered at Chintimini for 8 years. She purchases supplies for Chintimini and helps care for infant raccoons and squirrels.
Learn more about Noemi.
Volunteer Jess Bowman

Jess Bowman

Jess Bowman has volunteered at Chintimini for two years. “Animals have always been sacred to me, and it’s a gift to be part of their recovery.”
Learn more about Jess.
Volunteer Jennifer Sackinger

Jennifer Sackinger

Jennifer Sackinger has volunteered at Chintimini since 2015 and loves working with the animals, especially owls and turtles.
Learn more about Jennifer.
Volunteer Autumn Pierce

Autumn Pierce

Autumn Pierce has volunteered at Chintimini since 2015 and works with raptors in the Raptor Education Program.
Learn more about Autumn.
Volunteer Holly Campbell

Holly Campbell

Holly Campbell is on the Art is Wild committee, a fundraiser for Chintimini. Holly also donates her art to the event.
Learn more about Holly.
Volunteer Conor Zoebelein

Conor Zoebelein

Conor Zoebelein has volunteered at Chintimini since 2009 and had an interesting experience with a cormorant.
Learn more about Conor.
Volunteer Claudia Benfield

Claudia Benfield

Claudia Benfield is the Friday PM Shift Leader who loves working with Bald Eagles and bobcats.
Learn more about Claudia.
Volunteer Melanie

Melanie Holte

Melanie Holte is on the Wednesday AM shift and loves to work at Chintimini because it provides a safe place for injured and orphaned animals to heal.
Learn more about Melanie.
Volunteer Sarah Leon

Sarah Leon

Sarah Leon is on the Saturday AM crew working with patients such as bald eagles.
Learn more about Sarah.
Volunteer Jerry Paul

Jerry Paul

Jerry Paul is a team leader of the facilities crew.
Learn more about Jerry.
Volunteer Bree Hinricher

Bree Hinricher

Bree Hinricher is a raptor trainer in the Raptor Education Program (REP).
Learn more about Bree.
Volunteer Glenda Gassner

Glenda Gassner

Glenda is on the Wednesday AM shift and took care of a very verbal Red-tailed Hawk.
Learn more about Glenda.
Volunteer Taylor Boardman

Taylor Boardman

Taylor is on the Monday PM shift and is fond of kestrels.
Learn more about Taylor.
Volunteer Marge Reed

Marge Reed

Marge is on several shifts and also runs the Mouse program.
Learn more about Marge.
Volunteer Susanne Esch

Susanne Esch

Susanne is the Tues AM shift leader, a bird handler and a retired RN.
Learn more about Susanne.
Volunteer Jackie Houser

Jackie Houser

Jackie is on the Sat AM and midday shifts and is a 3rd year vet student.
Learn more about Jackie.
Volunteer Cherie MacDougall

Cherie MacDougall

Cherie co-leads the Wednesday PM shift and is a teacher.
Learn more about Cherie.
Volunteer Sherri Jackson

Sherri Jackson

Sherri works the Monday AM shift.
Learn more about Sherri.
Volunteer Sherri Jackson

Stephanie Wallace

Stephanie works in the Raptor Education Program.
Learn more about Stephanie.
Volunteer Judy


Judy is oncall to help transport injured animals to the clinic.
Learn more about Judy.
Volunteer Dan Piquette

Dan Piquette

Dan Piquette is the Sunday PM Shift Leader.
Learn more about Dan.
Volunteer Emily Nicholson

Emily Nicholson

Emily Nicholson is on the Tuesday PM Shift.
Learn more about Emily.



Volunteer Today!

If you are ready to volunteer now, complete our online Volunteer Form, or fill out our form, print it, and mail or e-mail it back to us.

Want to Become a Volunteer?

Contact info@chintiminiwildlife.org or 541-230-1220.