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Animal Care Volunteer

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Animal Care Volunteer

For ages 16 years and older

Please note: ECHO requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 for all volunteers, interns, and staff

Click here to fill out an application!

Learn and assist in a professional animal facility as is provided in Association of Zoo and Aquarium accredited institutions throughout the US, for native fish and reptiles, as well as native and exotic amphibians. After initial hands-on training, volunteers will be expected to accomplish daily husbandry tasks independently.

 

Time Commitment: 

  • A full semester or summer commitment (usually 3-4 months).
  • Minimum of one 4 hour shift per week.
Shifts Times:
  • Shifts available 7 days a week!
  • Morning Shifts: 7 - 11am
  • Afternoon Shifts: 12 - 4pm


What do I need to be successful in this position?

Applicants should be able to work independently, be active, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, reliable, and willing to get wet and/or dirty! Occasional heavy lifting (up to 60 pounds) may be required.

 

What benefits will I receive as an ECHO volunteer?

  • 20% discount at ECHO’s Gift Shop
  • Free admission to ECHO for the volunteer
  • Free coffee & tea in volunteer lounge
  • Annual appreciation events
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Volunteer social gatherings
  • ECHO day passes, distributed quarterly
  • ECHO branded gear & gifts 
  • ECHO memberships
  • Letters of recommendation/reference


For ages 16 years and older

Please note: ECHO requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 for all volunteers, interns, and staff

Click here to fill out an application!

Learn and assist in a professional animal facility as is provided…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided

Location

On-site

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401, United States

How to Apply

You will be asked to create a Better Impact profile. This is ECHO's volunteer coordination system. Please create a profile, and complete the application. If you have any questions please email volunteer@echovermont.org

Thank you! We're looking forward to reading your application.

You will be asked to create a Better Impact profile. This is ECHO's volunteer coordination system. Please create a profile, and complete the application. If you have any questions…

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