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Temporary Field Veterinarian

Hiring Organization:
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Date Posted:
2014-03-11

Position Description:
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is looking for a volunteer veterinarian to replace our resident veterinarian, who will be away on annual leave.

The post involves the maintenance of health of the almost 100 chimps being cared for at the sanctuary.

The sanctuary is located in the Western Area Forest Reserve, 40 minutes drive from Freetown.

Qualifications/Experience:
Veterinary degree with a strong preference for candidates with experience in primate medicine.

Experience living in remote locations is also desirable.

Salary/funding:
This is a voluntary position.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Basic on-site food and accommodation will be provided. A return flight to Sierra Leone will be covered.

Term of Appointment:
6 weeks: 1 June to 15 July 2014

Application Deadline:
15 April 2014

Comments:
For more information about Tacugama and volunteering at the sanctuary please visit the website.

Contact Information:
Jenny Jaffe
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Telephone Number:
+232 33 960831

Website:
http://www.tacugama.com

E-mail Address:
info@tacugama.com

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