OTHER INFO: Additionally, incoming volunteers must attend four classes (a full 16 hours) of hands-on training for the wildlife hospital. Teen Hospital Volunteers ages 15-17 must commit to one Wildlife Hospital Volunteer shift per week. Shifts are between 1.5 and 4 hours long, adjusted during the school year. The minimum commitment is from February through the end of WildCare’s “baby season” (usually ending late November). (Minimum commitment is 106 hours in 10 months).