Title: Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship
Organization: Turtle Pond Wildlife Centre
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Housing: accom. available, see below
Start Date: July 2020
Length of internship: 4-8 weeks (interns available for longer durations will take priority) 40-50 hour/week commitment.
Summary: During this unpaid internship you will assist the manager and volunteers with all aspects of animal care.
Sessions, schedule, and housing:
The weekly requirement is 40 hrs comprised of 5 shifts that are 8.5 hours each with ½ hour lunch break. Depending on scheduling, you may be asked to work split shifts.
Each shift will be 8am – 4:30pm or 2:30pm – 11pm (shifts may vary with seasonal demands).
Accommodation may be provided on site for up to 2 interns, with applicants committing to longer durations of stay being given priority. If you have your own accommodation nearby that is great as well. Nearest bus stop is 2.5 km away.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate ratio and percentages.
Physical Demands: Stand for extended periods of time; lift up to 20kg; bend to clean enclosures; walk to outside enclosures.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; routine exposure to zoonotic diseases, aggressive and feral animals; and outside weather conditions.
The intern agrees to:
There is no deadline by which you must apply. Positions for all sessions are filled on an ongoing basis as qualified candidates are found. However, positions fill quickly so be sure to apply early.
Please fill out an application on our website: https://www.turtlepondwc.com/internship-application-form
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 15 2020 ID: 57056