Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton (WRSE) - Internship Program
Number of Positions Available: 25
Time Period: spring & summer
Start dates: April 1, May 1, & June 1
Hours: 20 – 40 hr per week
Minimum commitment: 3 months
WildNorth is seeking enthusiastic people who love wildlife, the outdoors, have a strong desire to learn and work well in a team environment, to assist us in maintaining the best care possible for our patients.
WildNorth is a non-partisan, charitable organization that provides compassionate care for injured and orphaned wildlife and educates the public on the importance of wildlife in our community. We provide a high standard of care to a wide variety of native and migratory species. Approximately 80% of our patients are wild birds (waterfowl, birds of prey, songbirds) and 20% small mammals (squirrels, porcupines, fox).
Working under the supervision of the Animal Care Manager or appropriately identified staff, interns will assist with the following:
Interns are required to follow all policy, procedures and protocols at WildNorth to ensure a high standard of animal care. Interns will also interact with and work with other facility volunteers, summer students and casual relief staff.
Interns may apply to work at the Wildlife Hospital in Edmonton or the Rehabilitation Centre in Spruce Grove. Positions will start in February, April, May, and June and require a minimum of 20 hrs to a maximum of 40 hrs per week with a choice of 3, 4, 5 or 6-month commitment.
All positions are voluntary, NO salary is offered. Housing and transportation is not provided.
Benefits & skill development for the Intern
Application closing date is March 29th, 2018
WildNorth’s staff thanks you for your interest in our volunteer internship program. All successful applicants will go through an application, screening, and interview process followed by orientation, in class training and onsite training.
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GoodWork ID: 44527 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 9 2018