Purpose of Position
The vision of Wildlife Rescue Association of British Columbia is to continually improve the welfare of urban wildlife. Our mission is to provide leadership in rehabilitating wildlife and in promoting the welfare of wild animals in the urban environment.
We run a wildlife hospital located on a single site at the edge of Burnaby Lake. We treat over 6,000 wild birds and bats each year and provide public education through 30,000 calls to our Wildlife Helpline. Our Business Operations department plans, coordinates and oversees all our programs including development, communications, resources and volunteering.
Each year, 300 volunteers participate in a range of positions both on and off site. We are currently seeking volunteers to install and maintain the garden and landscape on the property of the Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C.
All volunteers must be 16 years or older and provide a Criminal Record Check, proof of up-to-date tetanus vaccination and full Covid-19 vaccination.
We are looking for:
The landscape gardener is expected to ensure the highest standards of practice are achieved and maintained in accordance with the mission, vision and values of WRA, and to ensure adherence to all policies and legal requirements especially Health & Safety procedures.
All Wildlife Rescue volunteers start with a minimum commitment of 100 hours. Approximately 4-8 hours a week on a consistent weekly basis, with a minimum commitment of 6 months. Hours may vary per week depending on the season. The shifts will take place at Wildlife Rescue during operational hours, with flexibility as to the day.
Recognition & Benefits
We will discuss your specific motivations and learning objectives, and keep those in mind throughout your engagement. You will have the opportunity to:
Upon successful completion of the minimum commitment and at the volunteer’s request, the Volunteer Coordinator will provide references.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 23 2022 ID: 64889