Wildlife Rehabilitation Resident Intern

Wildlife in Crisis Published: September 2, 2016
Location
Weston, Connecticut
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration Other

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Description

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~ 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, 501(c)(3) organization.  

Position Overview 

The Intern will receive intensive training in wildlife rehabilitation. Start date is flexible. Generally, WIC internships are 6 months in duration. This is a full-time, UNPAID position. Please check out our website to learn more.  

Responsibilities 

Including
but not limited to:
 

  • Quality wild animal care, facility maintenance, rescue of
    distressed wildlife, answering telephone, record keeping, fundraising,
    environmental education and volunteer management and training.   

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. 

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 click below: "Apply Now Online!" to email a cover letter, résumé and 3 references as a Microsoft Word document. 

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