Wildlife Care Intern
Company:
Wildlife in Crisis
Location:
Weston, CT, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Wildlife Care Intern

Responsibilities:

Wildlife in Crisis (WIC) is seeking a Resident Intern. Responsibilities include: Wild animal care, rescue of distressed wildlife, answering telephone, record keeping, fundraising, environmental education and volunteer management and training. The Intern will receive intensive training in wildlife rehabilitation through hands-on experience working with native wildlife. Start date is flexible. Generally, WIC internships are 6 months in duration. This is an UNPAID position.

Qualifications:

We are seeking an energetic, dedicated, hard-working individual with a genuine love for animals and a desire to learn about caring for native wildlife. Bachelor's Degree in biology or related field preferred.

Benefits:

Free shared housing in a quiet woodland setting provided. Hands-on experience with a wide variety of species. This internship is a challenging, but very rewarding opportunity. The position is unpaid, WIC is entirely volunteer-run.

To Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter and résumé as a Microsoft Word document and 3 references to WIC at our e-mail address listed on our website xxx-xxx-xxxx To learn more about Wildlife in Crisis, visit our website at xxx-xxx-xxxx.

About Wildlife in Crisis:

Wildlife in Crisis (WIC) is a wildlife care center dedicated to injured and orphaned wildlife. WIC was founded in 1988 and accepts over 5,000 debilitated wild animals each year. The WIC wildlife rehabilitation program exists in order to provide intensive care for these wild animals so that they can be returned to their natural environment. WIC also provides sanctuary for a variety of permanent resident wild animals with behavioral or physical disabilities. Wildlife in Crisis is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization. For more information about WIC please visit our website at xxx-xxx-xxxx.

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