Position: Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern
Location: Edmonton or Spruce Grove, Alberta
Number of Positions Available: To be determined
Time Period: May – August (with the possibility for extension in April and/or September)
Hours: 20-40 hrs/week
Minimum commitment: 4 months preferred
Location: WILDNorth operates out of two facilities. Our Wildlife Hospital is in Edmonton, and is accessible by public transit. Our Rehabilitation Centre is in Parkland County (North of Spruce Grove) and is not accessible by public transit. You will need to specify which location you’d prefer to intern from in your application form.
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, orphaned, and contaminated 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.
All positions are voluntary, NO salary is offered. Housing and transportation is not provided.
Benefits & skill development for the Intern
Applications accepted through our website https://wildnorth.ca/who-we-are/current-opportunities/
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 12 2021 ID: 58276