Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Call of the Wild Conference
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Wildlife Rehabilitation Internship
Wildlife Center of Virginia The Wildlife Center will be offering a 13-month wildlife rehabilitation internship between December 2021 – January 2023. The intern will gain hands-on experience in wildlife rehabilitation, learning medical skills from staff veterinarians; leadership and mentorship skills by training and supervising students and volunteers; and public speaking skills by delivering didactic lectures and a conference presentation. The intern will have the opportunity to become a certified wildlife rehabilitator by taking the IWRC’s CWR certification exam.
Find more details, and how to apply, at https://www.wildlifecenter.org/about-center/employment-opportunities
Appalachian Wildlife Refuge Description: The Volunteer Coordinator plays an extensive role in recruitment, engagement and retention of volunteers for all aspects of the organization. Working to generate appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the ever changing needs. Promoting volunteer opportunities through recruitment initiatives and events to attract new volunteers. Supporting and motivating volunteers to ensure they enjoy, appreciate and understand their valued contributions to the efforts of the organization.
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, position. This position is required to be present in the Animal Care facility located in Candler, NC with the exception of recruiting and offsite appointments/meetings.
For more information and details on how to apply visit www.appalachianwild.org/vcposition.html
Wildlife Husbandry Technician
Appalachian Wildlife Refuge Description: The Wildlife Husbandry Technician role is an entry level position. The Wildlife Husbandry Technician assists with all aspects of daily husbandry and rehabilitation in Appalachian Wild’s animal care facility. This position works directly with the Operation’s Manager and Executive Director on a daily basis to oversee and manage intake, care, and rehabilitation of wildlife. This position will help supervise and train a team of volunteers and interns on a daily basis. The Wildlife Husbandry Technician will regularly provide support and guidance to fellow staff, interns, and volunteers to ensure successful performance of all duties and tasks associated with positions.
This is an entry level, part-time, 30 hours per week, position. This position is required to be present in the Animal Care facility located in Candler, NC.
For more information and details on how to apply visit https://www.appalachianwild.org/acposition.html
Wildlife Rehabilitation Internships
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab. Center Wolf Hollow is offering 8 internship opportunities, each of ~ 9 weeks duration, during the May to October period 2022. These internships provide the opportunity to gain hands-on working experience of wildlife rehabilitation from rescue to release. Interns learn diets, feeding handling and care techniques for a range of wild species including raptors, songbirds, water birds and terrestrial and marine mammals. They work with both injured adults and orphaned youngsters with the goal of releasing them back into the wild. On-site housing and a stipend provided. Applicants should be 18 or over and demonstrate a genuine interest in working with wildlife. Please visit our web site for further information and application instructions.
Naturalist/Educator by Hawks Aloft, Inc. Position Announcement November 2021
Hawks Aloft, Inc Hawks Aloft, Inc. (http://hawksaloft.org), a New Mexico non-profit based in Albuquerque, seeks a unique individual to join our conservation team. This person is multi-faceted and interested in participating in all aspects of Hawks Aloft, including educational programs for schools and our community, avian research, raptor rescue, and administrative activities.
Our primary educational program is Living with the Landscape, a school year-long program that serves all students in participating Title I schools through a conservation curriculum with a combination of lecture and active play that builds in intensity in the upper grade levels of local elementary schools. The program includes field trips to natural areas and a conservation project for the school. Live, non-releasable birds of prey, our avian ambassadors, are at each classroom presentation to help students understand the ecological lessons in the curriculum. We also participate in outreach events in our community and statewide.
Field technician responsibilities may include assisting with nocturnal owl surveys for both Mexican Spotted Owl and other owl species on Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP), avian point count surveys on VCNP and the Santa Fe National Forest, raptor nest and reproductive monitoring in both local and remote locations, and avian walking transect surveys in the Middle Rio Grande bosque.
Hawks Aloft has a dedicated Raptor Rescue hotline, staffed year-round during daylight hours. Staff, volunteers, veterinarians, and wildlife rehabilitators work together to ensure that injured raptors, corvids, and roadrunners are provided medical care, either at one of our Albuquerque locations or to another permitted facility within the state. We are active in the conservation community, working on topics relative to the electric utility industry, local conservation issues, the New Mexico Avian Conservation Partners, and other nonprofits in New Mexico. Email a cover letter, resume, and references
Wildlife Care Internship
Our Wild Neighbors Our Wild Neighbors (OWN) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wildlife. OWN also provides educational opportunities to promote wildlife preservation and habitat sustainability. Located in Hillsborough North Carolina, our center serves the piedmont of North Carolina and beyond. In 2021 we have already admitted nearly 2,000 animals representing multiple species of mammals, birds and amphibians.
Program Overview The OWN wildlife care internship is a pilot program designed for those looking to introduce themselves to wildlife rehabilitation and rescue. Suited for college students in life sciences, pre-vet, conservation, and environmental studies as well as Adults simply looking to start a new career. Interns will learn the basics of caring for orphaned and injured animals, as well as become more familiar with the nonprofit sector. Internships are a part-time, unpaid 20 hour per week commitment for 12 weeks each session. This can be tailored to credit requirements needed by your college department.
Program Outcomes: Interns will learn to: • Provide basic rehabilitative care for orphaned and injured animals • Assist our volunteer veterinarian with clinic duties • Understand diets and husbandry for several species of mammals, birds, and reptiles • Be able to communicate and educate the public on wildlife • Learn about North Carolina’s wildlife rehabilitation laws • Help with administrative duties involved within nonprofits • Understand the basics of the nonprofit sector • Help with fundraising events • Complete a capstone project by the end of the
Please send resumes, a cover letter, and one letter of reference to email@example.com Internship Applications Due By: Spring: Jan 10th Summer: Apr 10th Fall: Aug 10th