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Intern at wildlife rehabilitation facility

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Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary | Shipman, VA
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Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary


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Published 19 days ago

February 12, 2020
$10/hour
8 weeks at 40 hours weekly

The Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary internship program is an eight-week, paid position. These internships are an incredible introduction to animal care and nonprofit work: our interns are key members of our summer team, participating in critical elements of the Sanctuary’s work. We seek dedicated individuals who are passionate about wildlife, comfortable with animals, and ready to work hard for a good cause. About this position:





  • There are three internships available for summer 2020. Internships are 5 days a week, 8-hour days, for 8 weeks. The first is May 17-July 12. The second is June 6-August 1. The third internship runs from June 21-August 16. Intern applicants are welcome to inquire about earlier or later start dates.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Applicants must have health insurance and be up-to-date on the tetanus vaccination.
  • Applicants must complete the rabies vaccination sequence prior to the start of the internship. Scholarships available to cover the cost of this critical vaccination.
  • Must have your own car for transporting animals to the sanctuary.
  • Must have proof of up-to-date tetanus shot.




Daily tasks include:

  • Hand feedings of baby mammals and birds
  • Food preparation and distribution
  • Cleaning: cages, dishes, laundry, mopping floors, etc.
  • Patient intake and answering the phone

The Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary internship program is an eight-week, paid position. These internships are an incredible introduction to animal care and nonprofit work: our interns are key members of our summer team, participating in…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Paid

How to Apply

Please email resume, CL, and specify which time slot you are applying for to info@rockfishwildlifesanctuary.org

Please email resume, CL, and specify which time slot you are applying for to info@rockfishwildlifesanctuary.org

Location

5450 Wheelers Cove Rd, Shipman, VA 22971

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