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Center Assistants

Hiring Organization:
Gibbon Conservation Center

Date Posted:
2013-05-30

Position Description:
Volunteer Docent:
Docents welcome the public, accept admission fees and donations as well as sell items at the gift shop. Our docents are friendly, informative and interested in ensuring that each visitor has a great time with us!

Landscape and Maintenance Volunteer:
Assist with raking leaves, brush clearing, painting and other jobs. Just let us know in advance that you’d like to come and we’ll let you know what’s on tap for that day.

Administrative Volunteer:
Assist in the office in organizing library and managing gibbon database

Kitchen Volunteer:
Assist in preparing food for the gibbons

Qualifications/Experience:
Signed Liability Release and required medical clearances: Negative TB test within 1 year and Tetanus shot within 5 years, depending on tasks.

Volunteer must love animals, get along with a variety of people, and be able to follow and remember precise procedures that are mandated by law and our own goals of cleanliness, gibbon welfare, and safety for people and gibbons.

Salary/funding:
None

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
None

Term of Appointment:
Typically work at least .5 to 1day per week, with a 1 month minimum

Application Deadline:
none--position runs all year

Comments:
The Gibbon Conservation Center (GCC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of gibbons by promoting public education, supporting habitat preservation, furthering study and advancing care practices. The GCC houses the rarest group of apes in the Western Hemisphere and it is the only institution in the world to house and breed all four genera of gibbon.

Contact Information:
Gabi Skollar-Charnofsky
PO Box 800249
Santa Clarita, CA 91380
USA

Telephone Number:
661-296-2737

Website:
http://www.gibboncenter.org

E-mail Address:
info@gibboncenter.org

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