Wildlife Rehabilitator Intern


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

20591 Abe Hoover RoadLivingston, LA 70754

About

Interns assist and support professional rehabilitators and supervise highly trained volunteers in the daily care of orphaned, wild birds. Interns gain valuable, practical experience in species identification and natural history, proper husbandry techniques, animal handling, medication administration, and other procedures. Internships are intense, physically demanding and fast-paced. Job Duties Hand-feed infant mammals (includes tube Hand-feed hatchling and nestling birds Set up and clean bird enclosures Prepare diets (includes live insects) Administer daily medications Laundry, dishes and general cleaning tasks Other tasks as required hangers, possess a strong interest in wildlife rehabilitation and be to Interns assist and support professional rehabilitators and supervise highly trained volunteers in the daily care of orphaned, wild birds. Interns gain valuable, practical experience in species identification and natural history, proper husbandry techniques, animal handling, medication administration, and other procedures. Internships are intense, physically demanding and fast-paced. Job Duties Hand-feed infant mammals (includes tube Hand-feed hatchling and nestling birds Set up and clean bird enclosures Prepare diets (includes live insects) Administer daily medications Laundry, dishes and general cleaning tasks Other tasks as required hangers, possess a strong interest in wildlife rehabilitation and be to Read, write and speak English fluently Work independently and as a part of a team Perform tedious tasks for long periods of timePerform physically demanding tasks and lift up to 50lbs Work quickly and efficiently while precisely following instructions and protocols Terms Internship Terms

  • Internships are available year round
  • Successful candidates must commit to a minimum of 12 consecutive weeks
  • Interns work 7 days weekly including weekend and holiday work*
  • Interns are UNPAID
  • Housing and transportation assistance is NOT provided

Application Requirements Please submit the following documents in your application. Click on the links to download the relevant documents where required. Internship Application Letter of Intent Please tell us about your career goals and what you hope to gain from the internship, as well as your qualifications and what you can bring to the position. Current Resume Letters of Recommendation Please provide 3 letters of recommendation from academic, student leadership or professional references. College Transcript An unofficial transcript is acceptable.

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Gardening
  • Animal Therapy
  • Habitat Restoration

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 consecutive weeks

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