We have moved to a new location!
204 SW 11th Street A
Blue Springs MO 64015
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
We have moved to a new location!
204 SW 11th Street A
Blue Springs MO 64015
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Your tax deductible contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation funds our mission! Wild Souls was established 11.1.2017 Permitted 8.18.2018 Wild Souls receives NO governrment funding and operates 100% on donations and volunteers!
Wild Souls is a Non Profit 501C3 organization permitted for wildlife rehabilitation through the Missouri Dept of Conservation. As one of only 4 wildlife onsite rescues nonprofits with a Transport Team in Missouri, our all volunteer run organization helps rescue, rehabilitate and release native Missouri wildlife. We are a free public service that receives NO government funding. Wild Souls is the only one in the area that does consistent on site rescues of injured, orphaned or entrapped wildlife. We educate humane wildlife conflicts, evictions, and exclusions while promoting education to the public to peacefully coexist with our beautiful wildlife. We serve the entire Eastern Jackson county area,and surrounding counties, with our 24/7 wildlife hotline and team of trained transporters. Our volunteer hotline dispatchers educate, calm and assess wildlife situations and bring on the transport team to quickly and carefully provide care for wildlife. Not all wildlife are a good candidate for rehabilitation; and by educating the public on reuniting and renesting strategies, we help native Missouri animals stay wild and free. If an animal is not on our permit for rehab, or needing emergency specialized care, our team transports that animal so that it can receive the best care possible. This includes transports to species specialists in Springfield, St. Louis, and to MU’s Raptor Rehab Project. Thank you for your involvement of this much needed movement!
Wild Souls Hotline assist the public in Reuniting Strategies, Humane Evictions and candidates for Wildlife Rehabilitation. All rescue calls must go through the hotline. Wild Souls Hotline translates your voicemail directly to our dispatch team to text. 90% of all calls make contact with the caller within 45 minutes. The 10% of calls are within 5 minutes. Wild Souls hotline educates strategies in reuniting, humane evictions and intake for Wildlife Rehabilitation for injured, orphaned wildlife. During the call a Wild Souls Team member will speak with the finder and if a Transport is necessary ease your mind on exactly who and what time a Wild Souls Transport Team will arrive onsite. State and Federal Regulations are followed so the wildlife that was found will receive the best legal care.
Wild Souls is Permitted by The Department of Conservation for Wildlife Rehabilitation of Native Missouri Mammals and Transports Federal Permitted Raptors to Federal Permitted Facilities,
Wild Souls is a Nonprofit 501c3 providing a public service to humanely rescue, rehabilitate native wildlife mammals and release safely back into their natural habitat. We educate the general public on how to problem solve if there is a native wildlife conflict and aide conservation by offering advice to the public on Reuniting Strategies, human wildlife evictions, exclusions or on-site support. This helps stop wildlife kidnapping or unnecessary wildlife Rehabilitation by determining true candidates for Rehabilitation. Wild Souls average 200 calls weekly, 900 miles traveled a MONTH! We are very supportive to other nonprofits and volunteer programs for under 18 years of age. Our transport team is in place to assist rescues on location to transport wildlife to our facility or to the nearest species specialist in the event of immediate emergency assistance for particular species. Free of charge.
IT IS ILLEGAL TO CARE FOR WILDLIFE WITHOUT A PERMIT
While speaking with Wild Souls Hotline Team 800.495.8403 a plan is developing . If needed our Trained Wild Souls Transport Team will assist onsite. You will know exactly who is coming, the proper identification and requirements to abide by all state, federal regulations to transport wildlife to rehabilitate wildlife . Proper forms will be filled out for documentation on the injured, orphaned wildlife for Rehabilitation. You know the animal will be cared for legally. Wild Souls follows all state , federal and Missouri Department of Conservation regulations.
Wild Souls Clinic provides quality care to the wildlife patient. The clinic is open 10am -6pm Monday through Saturday. To ensure the wildlife patient Receives the best rehabilitation upon intake we do require by appointment only. This helps our Volunteer Team to strategically schedule triage , arrange veterinary appointments, while providing quality care to our current patients in the clinic.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Wild Souls Rescued and Rehabilitated 611 and counting Mammals returning 81% Back into the wild Healthy! In 2021 with NO government funding! And All Volunteer! You know we are here for the mission of Wildlife being Free and healthy! Are you passionate to be on an amazing team? ? Do you love the concept of helping preserve natural Habitats with our native mammals giving them a chance back in their natural environment? Are you looking for a place to make you stand out on future career opportunities with hands on experience with wildlife? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We accept volunteers under 18 years old with parental consent. We're excited to have you join the Wild Souls team! Where we are "Healing Wildlife and the Human Spirit"
Whether you sponsor an animal that is being rehabilitated, monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We could not accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you!
On behalf of the 611 Animals that were rehabilitated ( July 1, 2020- July 1, 2021 ) They thank you too!
151 squirrels, 326 opossums,6 Fox, 2 coyote, 1 flying squirrel, 5 skunks, 1 bobcat,3 deer 9 groundhog, 61 cottontails, 47 raccoons- Transported 1 coyote, 1 Bald Eagle, 7 Hawks, 12 Owls, 2 goose.
We are excited to announce are new "Raised By Wildlife" Youth Program. Wild Souls Alliances Public Nonprofit 501C3 . The youth program meets the third Thursday every month with different activities based in conservation. Follow our Facebook page to stay tuned to the events and community outreach programs.
Thank you everyone for all your support and voting #wildsoulswildlife to be the #1 best rescue. TWO Years in a row!!
🙏🏼We are so humbled and grateful to be recognized. This helps our mission in #wildliferehab to spread awareness for the need here in #missouri As we are not government funded and rely to operate on donations from likeminded hearts as yours❤️Being 1 of 2 on NonProfit wildlife rescues with a Transport Team in the state, providing a free service to the public to rescue, rehabilitate and educate humane solutions. Thank you!!
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Thank you @grainvalleypartnership for awarding #wildsouls as The Nonprofit of the Year Reward. It’s an honor to be recognized amongst other successful leaders, business owner and citizens of the #grainvalley community. Special Thank you to the team of volunteers of #wildsouls that continuously dedicate their time unselfishly towards Wild Souls Organizations mission and values. Grain Valley Partnership has an inspiring, motivational leader that @tashalindsey that is a resourceful source of knowledge, especially when Covid first hit, without her relentless information provided to support businesses, Wild Souls success would not of been possible. 🏆To all our Wild Souls supporters; This award is yours. We share a common goal , a belief for a better future, a value in giving, for a movement that’s everlasting in hardwork , patience and love for Wildlife Conservation - We hope we make you proud everyday , None of this would be possible without you
Wild Souls Ribbon Cutting with Oak Grove Chamber, Grain Valley and Blue Spring! Fun day included the support of KC Wolfe, Oak Grove Mayor Jeremy Martin, MU Raptor Rehab Project, SnI Valley Fire, Special guest from the Humane Society, Emanuel Cleavers office, MDC agents.
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Sign up to transport injured, ill, and orphaned wild animals in East Jackson County. We will provide training to teach you capture techniques and recommend rescue necessities. We require that you are 18 or older, have a valid driver's license and insurance, and can commit to a certain amount of transports per month.
We offer multiple shifts throughout the day where you can participate in preparing the daily food rations for our patients, cleaning cages and enclosures, handling incoming calls, and more. You must be 18 or older, commit to over 20 hours of volunteer service, and receive proper training before handling any animals.
As we continue to grow, we are in constant need of volunteers for designing, creating, and maintaining enclosures and enrichment structures such as nesting boxes. We also need volunteers to maintain and upkeep our facilities. This may involve painting, repairs, and more.
If you are task-oriented, enjoy customer service, and like working in a friendly environment or behind the scenes then volunteering in a clerical capacity may be a good fit for you. As an administrative volunteer you would assist with operational responsibilities.
Volunteers should be self-motivated, engaged, friendly, and comfortable. Volunteering in Leadership positions requires taking initiative. Leadership requires the ability to assess and initiate things independently act or strategize intended to resolve a difficulty or improve a situation with a fresh approach and execute within a deadline or timely manner.