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Wildlife Rehabilitation Animal Care Volunteer Interns

Positions: Wildlife Animal Care Volunteer Intern
Organization: Heaven's Wildlife Rescue Rehabilitation & Education Centre
Type: 2 to 4 month volunteer positions with free on-site accommodations.
LocationOil Springs, Ontario — with on-site accom.

We are currently accepting applications for animal care volunteer internship positions.

Start dates - April 15th to May 1st.
End Dates - Aug 15th to Aug 31st 
Extended End dates: Oct 15th to Oct 30th

Time periods: 2 to 7 month periods available.

Application deadline: Feb 15th - (However positions will be filled as we receive and interview applicants so there is no guarantee there will be positions left by Feb 15th)

Internship Duration:

All intern positions are voluntary and full time. Position duration varies from a minimum of 1 months up to maximum of 7 months. Applicants who desire longer internship periods will be considered first. Work schedule is 5 days per week, 45-50 hours per week, (usually 9 to 10hr days). Schedule depends on the needs of wildlife patients and is rotating and includes days, evenings, split shifts and weekends.

Animal Care Internships:

Our interns learn a variety of wildlife rehabilitation skills and techniques. Responsibilities will include but not limited to: patient admissions, assisting with species examinations, species specific diet preparations, feeding orphaned babies, gavage feeding, indoor cage and outdoor enclosure cleaning, medication administration, wound management, assisting with turtle egg harvesting and incubating. (depending on admissions) grounds maintenance such as grass cutting, weed wiping, painting, cleaning, dishes, laundry (wild babies make us a lot of laundry)

Wildlife we rehabilitate are:

Raccoon, fox, bat, skunk, squirrel, opossum, mink, weasel, flying squirrel, cottontail, groundhog, chipmunk, muskrat, coyote, turtles etc.


We provide free of charge onsite accommodations in a shared house with other volunteer interns, you will have access to kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities. WiFi is also available. Please state on your application whether or not you would like to be considered for accommodations.


At least 18 years of age
Commitment to the length of the internship

Must be dedicated and reliable.

Valid driver’s license an asset
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Must commit to work hours according to the needs of our wildlife patients.
Must be team oriented and work well with others.
Must have or be willing to get rabies vaccinations and a titre prior to start. (This process takes 5 to 9 weeks)

To Apply:

Please email resume to (please include start and end dates available and that you saw our posting on

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Dec 7 2018    Numéro : 49591