Wildlife Rehabilitation Animal Care Volunteer Interns
Positions: Wildlife Rehabilitation Animal Care Volunteer Interns
Organization: Heaven's Wildlife Rescue Rehabilitation & Education Centre
Type: 2 to 7 month volunteer positions with free on-site accommodations.
Location: Oil Springs, Ontario — with on-site accom.
We are currently accepting applications for animal care volunteer internship positions.
Time periods: 2 to 7 month periods available.
Start dates - April 15th to May 1st.
End Dates - Aug 15th to Aug 31st
Extended End dates: Oct 15th to Oct 30th
Application deadline: Feb 15th - (However positions will be filled as we receive and interview applicants so there is no guarantee there will be positions left by Feb 15th)
All intern positions are voluntary and full time. Position duration varies from a minimum of 1 months up to maximum of 7 months. Applicants who desire longer internship periods will be considered first. Work schedule is 5 days per week, 45-50 hours per week, (usually 9 to 10hr days). Schedule depends on the needs of wildlife patients and is rotating and includes days, evenings, split shifts and weekends.
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, gavage feeding, 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)
Wildlife we rehabilitate are:
Raccoon, fox, bat, skunk, squirrel, opossum, mink, weasel, flying squirrel, cottontail, groundhog, chipmunk, muskrat, coyote, turtles etc.
We provide free of charge onsite accommodations in a shared house with other volunteer interns, you will have access to kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities. WiFi is also available. Please state on your application whether or not you would like to be considered for accommodations.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 2 2019 ID: 55473