Summer is the busiest season at Toronto Wildlife Centre, as we admit hundreds of orphaned animals into our centre. Being too young to care for themselves, they need to be hand-fed every few hours throughout the day. As a Wildlife Nursery Assistant, you will specialize in caring for young squirrel patients until they are old enough to feed themselves.
There are two main seasons of squirrel admissions, which will make up the majority of the Wildlife Nursery Assistant position. There is a relatively quiet period between the two squirrel seasons during which Nursery Assistants will be trained to care for orphaned cottontail rabbits, mallard ducklings, and other species.
What you’ll do:
Wildlife Nursery Assistants must commit to one scheduled shift of 4 hours each week for the duration of the squirrel baby season (typically April through November). The shift schedules are:
All necessary training will be provided!
If you are interested in becoming a Wildlife Nursery Volunteer, please submit an online application at:
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GoodWork ID: 44116 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 12 2018