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ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain | Burlington, VT
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ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain


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Published 2 months ago

Recurring
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

For ages 16 years and older

Responsible to: Environmental Exhibit Coordinator/Director of Animal Care & Facilities

Description: Animal care volunteers support our talented staff in caring for the 70+ animal species at ECHO.Learn and assist in a professional animal care institution that implements fish, reptile and amphibian care protocols utilized in institutions accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Care 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 and support the ongoing well being of our animal ambassadors.

Length of Commitment: A full semester or summer commitment. Minimum of one four-hour shift per week.

Qualifications: 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.


Apply at https://www.echovermont.org/join-support/volunteer/

For ages 16 years and older

Responsible to: Environmental Exhibit Coordinator/Director of Animal Care & Facilities

Description: Animal care volunteers support our talented staff in caring for the 70+ animal species at ECHO.Learn and…

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  • Training Provided

Location

1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401

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