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Costa Rica Wildlife Intern with Howler Monkeys and other exotic wildlife

Hiring Organization:
Wild Sun Rescue Center

Date Posted:

Position Description:
We have one position available for a 12 week intern. Due to a cancellation, the next internship position is available beginning immediately.

Interns are volunteers on steroids (so to speak ;)

Tasks include but are not limited to:

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


coordinating and training of other volunteers

You will work 8 hours a day for 6 days a week.

Applicants must be at least 22 years old. No experience is necessary although previous animal husbandry experience or studies in veterinary medicine, biology, ecology or related fields are preferred.

Room and board is provided.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Free accommodation is provided at the Wild Sun Jungle Resort ( Basic ingredients are provided weekly as well (rice, beans, fruit, vegetables and chicken if you so choose) and you may use our kitchen to cook your own food.

We will reserve you space in a private simple room.

A $500 deposit will be required once you commit to the program. This deposit will be returned at the completion of your 12 week internship.

Term of Appointment:
12 weeks

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

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