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Animal Care Internship

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Location   Canada (British Columbia)
Town/City   Fort Langley
Salary   unpaid
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   Voluntary & Interns
Deadline   15/08/2013
Company Name   Mountain View Conservation Centre
Contact Name   Karen McKeogh
Telephone   6048829313
Email   kmckeogh@mtnviewconservation.org
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Mountain View Conservation Society, in Fort Langley British Columbia, has 2 positions open for our Animal Care Internship program. Interns will work along side Keepers assisting with daily care and husbandry of private collection animals. Duties include food preparation, feeding and cleaning, maintenance and grounds keeping, behavioral observation and work with breeding programs. 

This is an unpaid position requiring a commitment of five 8 hour days per week for 5-6 months beginning immediately. Housing on site is provided free of charge in shared quarters. The benefit of the program is to gain hands-on experience with endangered animals in a very competitive field, and a reference letter from Mountain View Conservation Society will be awarded at the end of the term.

Applicants should be University students or graduates of a related field, such as Biology, Zoology, Animal Sciences, Wildlife Conservation, Environmental Sciences, etc. and have a strong desire to attain a career in animal care in the future. Applicants must be physically fit; able to work a full, sometimes strenuous day, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Applicants should apply by email with a covering letter, resume and 2 reference letters or 3 reference contacts. Previous animal care experience is an asset but is not required.

Email Karen at kmckeogh@mtnviewconservation.org with the subject title “Internship Application”.

For more information on Mountain View Conservation Society please visit our website at www.mtnviewconservation.org

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