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Costa Rica - Work with howler and capuchin monkeys plus more exotic wildlife

Hiring Organization:
Wild Sun Rescue Center

Date Posted:
2017-09-15

Position Description:
Wild Sun is a non-profit organization in Cabuya, Costa Rica. We are not only dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of our local wildlife but also to reintroduction of locally extinct species as well as other conservation projects that have a positive impact on conservation and preserving biodiversity.

For the benefit of the animals in our care, consistency with their handlers is key. That's why we will only train long term volunteers to interact with animals.

The minimum stay is two weeks, usually working 4-8 hours a day, as needs dictate. We volunteer 6 days a week although for longer stays you will have double-days off every 4 weeks.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Feeding animals
Enclosure maintenance
Gardening
Building and dressing enclosures
Social media and graphic design work
Sign painting
Educational programs at the center and in local schools

Qualifications/Experience:
No experience is necessary. We will train you upon arrival.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Meals and lodging are provided at the Wild Sun Jungle Resort for $210/wk. For stays of 8 weeks or longer, better rates may be negotiated depending on need.

Wild Sun is a beautiful, ocean view property with a yoga deck, infinity pool, on site rescue center and various common areas among 5 acres of land next to the Cabo Blanco National Park. We have a private chef who will prepare all meals except for lunch and dinner on Saturdays. Most dietary needs can be accommodated.

See www.wildsunjungleresort.com for more information and pictures regarding accommodation.

Term of Appointment:
2-12 weeks

Contact Information:
Jeremy Levine
Del Super Chicho, 100m al sur, 700m al oeste
Cabuya, none 60111
Costa Rica

Telephone Number:
2642-1319

Website:
http://www.wildsunrescue.com

E-mail Address:
jeremy@wildsunrescue.com

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