Position: Volunteer Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship
Reports to: Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager
Organization: Toronto Wildlife Centre
Location: Currently based at Downsview Park, Toronto, and possibly relocating to the Rouge National Urban Park during 2019
Start Date: Early spring 2019, (March through April)
Commitment: 16 or 26 weeks, 40 hours per week; 4 x 10 hour shifts. Must be able to work some weekends, evenings, and holidays. Occasional longer hours required.
Please note: Some exceptions can be made to the length of the commitment and start dates especially for current TWC volunteers or individuals with previous wildlife experience. However, those with longer commitment times will be given preference.
Toronto Wildlife Centre interns are immersed in every part of wildlife rehabilitation; providing direct care for wild patients that includes a wide variety of Ontario’s native birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. This unique opportunity is intense, repetitive at times, fast-paced, physically demanding, requires significant responsibility, initiative, and may be one of the most interesting and rewarding experiences you will ever have. In this often challenging position, you will be given the opportunity to see what wildlife rehabilitation is really like; providing you with hands-on experience that may lead you down an exciting new career path and perhaps find you a few new friends and lifelong memories along the way.
Please send cover letter, resume, availability, and 3 letters of recommendation (current TWC volunteers only require 2 letters) to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please make sure “Internship” is included in the subject line. Application deadline is February 16th.
We would like to thank you for your interest in this position. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated number of candidates only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 9 2019 ID: 50286