OrganizationRockfish Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc.
Contact Emailinfo@rockfishwildlifesanctuary.org
Contact Phone Number(434) 263-4954
Primary Focus AreaAnimal Service
Service AreasAugusta, Albemarle, Buckingham, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange
Year Organization Established2004
Number of Paid Staff8
Current Operating Budget$352,000
Board Meeting Frequencymonthly
City In Which Board Meetings Are HeldCharlottesville

Board Position type


Desired skills, perspectives, experiences, and characteristics of new board members

Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary is seeking volunteer board members to help us grow and expand our thriving organization. If you are a passionate advocate for native Virginia wildlife, would like to raise public awareness about our wild neighbors, and help increase support for animals in need, we invite you to join us. We’re particularly looking to welcome aboard folks with experience in fundraising, event planning, and forging corporate partnerships. 

Annual Time Commitment (including committee meetings, special events, work outside the board, etc.)

Monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of the month at the Gordon Avenue Library.

Participation in a committee based on interest or skills.

Attend and assist with donor tours, thank-you lunches, fundraising events, and education outreach based on your skill set and availability.

Write to donors thanking them for their contributions.

Use networking capabilities to cultivate and expand our donor base.




Is a minimum financial contribution required?


Prior Board experience preferred?


Does the Board have term limits?


Board Term Limit

2 years with the option to renew your commitment

Additional Information

We are a small working board that is dedicated to supporting and expanding our exemplary staff. If you’re interested, please send us your resume and a brief letter of interest to info@rockfishwildlifesanctuary.org. Feel free to send along any questions you might have as well. We can’t wait to meet you!

Does The Organization have Directors & Officer's insurance?