Internship Positions Available -
- Mountain View Conservation Centre, located just outside Fort Langley, British Columbia, has two positions open in our Animal Care Internship Program. Successful candidates will assist our Keepers in the care and maintenance programs connected with various species of rare & endangered animals, assisting with daily food preparation, habitat and facility cleaning, maintenance and grounds keeping, animal behavioral observation and breeding programs. The benefits of our Internship Program to successful candidates is to gain hands-on experience with endangered animals in a very specialized field of work, resulting in a reference letter and completion certificate, awarded at the end of the Internship.
These are unpaid positions requiring a commitment of five 8-hour days per week for 4-6 months in the summer and fall terms of March through to December 2013. Interns must be prepared to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays, depending on scheduling. Bunkhouse style residence rooms in a shared use facility on-site is provided free of charge for live-in Interns. Day Interns choosing to live off-site must have their own transportation to the center because we are not directly connected to public transit.
Applicants should be College or University graduates or current students in a related field, such as Biology, Zoology, Animal Sciences, Wildlife Conservation, Environmental Sciences, etc. and have a strong desire to attain a career in conservation and animal care in the future. Applicants must be physically fit; able to work a full, sometimes strenuous, 8 hour day in all weather conditions, and be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Applicants should apply by email with a covering letter, resume, 2 reference letters or 3 reference contacts. Previous animal care or wildlife conservation program experience is a requirement.
For more information please contact:
Malcolm Weatherston, Director, Gen.Manager
Mountain View Conservation and Breeding Centre Society
at 604-882-9313 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for applying, but only those best suited to a position will be contacted back for an interview.
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