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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.

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.

The next internship position is available beginning February 25th.

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.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Free room and board is provided at the Wild Sun Jungle Resort ( We will reserve you space in a private simple room. 3 vegan meals a day are offered for free and you may add chicken, shrimp and fish to your meal plan for $50/wk.

A $300 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:
February 25, 2018 - May 20, 2018

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

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