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2018 Wildlife Rehabilitation Animal Care Volunteer Interns
We are currently accepting applications for animal care volunteer internship positions for the period from:
Start dates – April 15th to May 1st. End Dates Aug 15th to Aug 31st, 2018.
Position: 2018 Wildlife Rehabilitation Animal Care Volunteer Interns
Type: 2 to 4 month periods available.
Location: Oil Springs, Ontario
Application deadline: March 15th, 2018
All intern positions are voluntary and full time. Position duration varies from a minimum of 1 months up to maximum of 5 months, 5 days per week, 45-50 hours per week, (usually 9 to 10hr days). Schedule is rotating and includes days, evenings, split shifts and weekends (depending on the needs of the wildlife patients)
Animal Care Internships:
Our interns learn a variety of wildlife rehabilitation skills and techniques. Responsibilities will include but not limited to: patient admissions, assisting with species examinations, species specific diet preparations, feeding orphaned babies, indoor cage and outdoor enclosure cleaning, medication administration, wound management, assisting with turtle egg harvesting and incubating. (depending on admissions) grounds maintenance such as grass cutting, weed wiping, painting, cleaning, dishes, laundry (wild babies make us a lot of laundry )
We provide free of charge onsite accommodations in a bunk house shared with other volunteers, in the main house you will have access to kitchen and bathroom facilities. A washing machine is available for use as well as WiFi. Please state on your application whether or not you would like to be considered for accommodations.
2 – $500 grants will be drawn at the end of the internships! 1 in 3 or 4 chance of winning!
Grants donated by Marcotte Disposal and Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue!
” At least 18 years of age
” Commitment to the length of the internship
” Must be dedicated and reliable.
” Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
” Must commit to work hours according to the needs of our wildlife patients.
” Must be team oriented and work well with others.
” Must have or be willing to get rabies vaccinations and a titre prior to start. (This process takes 5 to 9 weeks)
Please email resume with cover letter (please include start and end dates available)