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Mon Jan 02, 2017 - Sun Apr 30, 2017


1651 Coyote Point DriveSan Mateo, CA 94401

Wildlife exhibits at CuriOdyssey house many amazing native, non-releasable animals. (Photo by volunteer Leigh Simpson.)


Volunteer Animal Welfare Internship for 12 hours a week for 4 months (17 weeks). Deadline to apply: December 15, 2016

Responsibilities: Observe a variety of wild mammal and bird species at CuriOdyssey for ongoing research and record data you and others collect on a user friendly application. At end of internship, volunteer will write a 2-3 page paper hypothesizing on reasons behind one animal's behavior based on data collected and online research. Volunteer will also have the opportunity to make animal enrichment and give animal information presentations to the public.

Requirements: Interns must be at least 18 and willing to volunteer some weekend hours. Good written and verbal communication skills.

To Apply: Send resume with cover letter and name/contact info for at least two references to Nikii Finch-Morales, Director of Wildlife, CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Dr., San Mateo, CA 94401, or email to NikiiFM(at)CuriOdyssey(dot)org.

See additional information and full positiion description in volunteer section of our website: www(dot)CuriOdyssey(dot)org. Also attached to this listing.

Located in Coyote Point Park in San Mateo, CuriOdyssey is a serious science playground where visitors observe wild animals and experiment with real scientific phenomena. Each year, more than 100,000 kids enjoy our in-house designed and fabricated science exhibits, native animal zoo, wildlife programming, and science classes and camps.


  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 12 hours a week for 4 months
  • 2-3 page paper at end of internship
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