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Rehabilitation InternTerm Position - Spring/Summer 2023
Position Title: Rehabilitation Intern
Position Details: Term. 40 hours per week. $15/hr
Candidate requirement: Between 18 and 30 years old (grant requirement)
The Rehabilitation Intern will help with the care of wildlife patients and ambassadors at the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre. The candidate will work with staff and volunteers to ensure that high standards of animal care are adhered to, following specific protocols of care. They contribute to the smooth operation of Wildlife Haven and adhere to the high standards of animal welfare and ethics.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist with the intake of new patients, including collection and reporting of information.
-Prepare food and feed the animals.
-Document animal care, feed, intake, and exam results in a database or appropriate log.
-Clean and disinfect enclosures.
-Clean and disinfect dishes and other equipment.
-Prepare medicine and supplement for wildlife patients, following the care plans and nutrition manual.
-Administer medicine as instructed.
-Work as a team to triage animal care needs & address the highest priority first.
-Assist with animal physical examinations, assessments, procedures and surgeries.
-Report observations of animals requiring medical attention to supervisors.
-Respond to phone inquiries.
-Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Excellent customer service skills, in person and on the phone.
-Experience or knowledge of handling wild animals is an asset.
-Available to work days, evenings and weekends.
Please email a resume and cover letter with “Rehabilitation Intern” in the subject by February 25th, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Multiple positions are available, funded by multiple agencies. Different qualifications and requirements may be requested by our grant partners. We invite you to self-identify yourself as: a university student, Indigenous, Metis, French-speaking, etc, as appropriate in your cover letter. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.