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Oct 11 / BARD CEP

Resident Intern- Weston, CT

Organization: Wildlife in Crisis

Position Title: Resident Intern for Wildlife Rehabilitation Program

Location: Weston CT

Hours and Compensation: Free shared housing in a quiet woodland setting provided. Hands-on experience with a wide variety of species.  This internship is a challenging, but very rewarding opportunity.  The position is unpaid, WIC is entirely volunteer-run.

Application Deadline: not given

 

Organization Overview

Wildlife in Crisis (WIC) is a wildlife care center dedicated to injured and orphaned wildlife. WIC was founded in 1988 and  accepts over 5,000 debilitated wild animals each year. The WIC wildlife rehabilitation program exists in order to provide  intensive care for these wild animals so that they can be returned to their natural environment. WIC also provides sanctuary  for a variety of permanent resident wild animals with behavioral or physical disabilities. Wildlife in Crisis is a volunteer-run,  non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. For more information about WIC please visit our website www.wildlifeincrisis.com.

Responsibilities

Wildlife in Crisis (WIC) is seeking a Resident Intern. Responsibilities include: Wild animal care, rescue of distressed wildlife,  answering telephone, record keeping, fundraising, environmental education and volunteer management and training.  The Intern will receive intensive training in wildlife rehabilitation. Start date is flexible. Generally, WIC internships are  6 months in duration. This is an UNPAID position.

Qualifications

We are seeking an energetic, dedicated, hard-working individual with a genuine love for animals and a desire to learn  about caring for native wildlife. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and résumé as a Microsoft Word document and 3 references to WIC at wildlifeincrisis@snet.net.  To learn more about Wildlife in Crisis,  visit our website at www.wildlifeincrisis.com.

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