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Wildlife Animal Caregiver

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Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
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Muskoka Lakes, ON, Canadá
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Publicado hace 2 meses

·      Full-time position, providing exceptional quality care and enrichment for injured and orphaned wildlife

·      To carefully follow and adhere to established protocols and processes giving wildlife the best possible chance to return to the wild

·      Animal advocates who contribute as part of a broader team in a safe place where we come together to learn and understand living with wildlife


Duties and responsibilities

·      Provide fresh water and food as per the feeding schedule

·      Food preparation that includes handling of raw animal meat, preparing formula, cutting fruits and vegetables, and measuring/weighing food portions

·      Hand and tube feeding, mostly during orphaned wildlife baby season

·      Maintain health and feeding records for animals in the rehabilitation program

·      Immediate reporting of any observed changes in animal behavior and/or health to staff

·      Clean indoor cages such as disinfecting, replacing bedding, etc

·      Preparing enrichment for animals in outdoor pre-release enclosures  

·      Wash and disinfect food prep areas, dishes, bottles, and syringes

·      Assist with animal intake

·      Help with transfer / release of animals into the wild, as required

·      Contribute to wildlife enclosure enrichment

·      Closely adhere to all policies, protocols and proceses

·      Complete daily sundry duties as assigned ie: sweep and mop floors, garbage removal, cleaning volunteer bathrooms and common rooms or other cleaning and organizing tasks

·      Attend weekly team meetings

Qualifications

·      Minimum 18 years of age

·      Up to date Rabies vaccinations; tetanus vaccination highly recommended

·      Covid-19 double vaccines are mandatory

·      Experience in hand and tube feeding an asset

·      Strong communication skills both oral and written (English)

·      Mature, reliable, and conscientious with commitment to quality

·      Ability to take initiative to complete tasks without having to be asked

·      Able to perform physically demanding tasks, such as lifting

·      Comfortable in building relationships with new people and cohabitating in close quarters with fellow teammates


Working conditions

·      Fast paced environment with various animal care situations

·      Able to work under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude and calm demure

·      Always working within a broader team, living on site with same individuals

·      Able to work outdoors regardless of the weather conditions

·      Free shared accommodations are provided; you are responsible for your own meals

·      Comfortable working in remote area; nearest town is 40km away

·      Minimum 4 consecutive weeks of service; except for baby season from mid-April to mid-July where 8 consecutive weeks of service is required

·      Shifts are scheduled on a rotating basis 5 days a week; 2 days off may not be back-to-back

·      Flexibility in working evenings and weekends or as required


Training

·      Policy and Procedures are provided prior to arrival

·      Wildlife Rehab study sheets

·      General Orientation

·      Provided by team lead or staff

·      Ongoing support as required

·      Full-time position, providing exceptional quality care and enrichment for injured and orphaned wildlife

·      To carefully follow and adhere to established protocols and processes giving wildlife the best possible chance to return to the…

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  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de mayo de 2022
    0:00 GMT-4
    4:00 UTC
  • Fecha de finalización
    1 de septiembre de 2022
    23:59 GMT-4
    3:59 UTC
  • Horario
    Días laborables
  • Flexibilidad
    Unos días
  • Frecuencia
    Una única vez
  • Formación incluida
  • Alojamiento disponible
  • Aceptamos Voluntarios Internacionales

Ubicación

Presencial

Aspen Valley Animal Sanctuary

1116 Crawford St, Utterson, ON P0B 1M0, Canada

Cómo aplicar

Please visit the website and apply online at:

https://www.aspenvalley.ca/volunteer.html

Please note we require volunteers to be 18 years of age and commit to 8 weeks of consecutive service.

Please visit the website and apply online at:

https://www.aspenvalley.ca/volunteer.html

Please note we require volunteers to be 18 years of age and commit to 8 weeks of consecutive…

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