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Wildlife Rescue Nursery Internship- URGENT NEED to help care for baby wildlife.

Hiring Organization:
Kids Saving the Rainforest

Date Posted:
2018-11-05

Position Description:
Kids Saving the Rainforest is a Wildlife Rescue & Sanctuary located in beautiful Quepos, Costa Rica on the Central Pacific Coast. We have an URGENT NEED for our internship opening in our wildlife nursery beginning at the end of December 2018/beginning of January 2019. We need someone for three months.

This internship requires a selfless dedication to the care and rearing of orphaned baby wildlife, and is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You will assist our Nursery Manager in a variety of duties that may include syringe feeding, preparing special diets for the babies, collecting wild leaves, and supervising the climbing and foraging of young animals as they practice for their lives in the wild. This position requires long hours, a willingness to work some night shifts (one or two a week), and foregoing personal comfort in rustic conditions in the interest of the babies you are working hard to help save. These babies need your help!

Click here to learn more: https://www.kidssavingtherainforest.org/uploads/7/1/6/3/71637731/internships_2018.pdf

You can contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@kstr.org with questions. We look forward to receiving your application!

Qualifications/Experience:
We are seeking qualified candidates who are either studying or working in a wildlife/science related field. Some college level coursework and/or experience working with animals is required.

Salary/funding:
The intern pays a fee of $2975, which works out to be $35 a day. This fee covers the cost of housing, food, the internship, and full training by an experienced staff.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Interns are responsible for the transportation to and from the center, and any extras they want while in the country. (Going out to eat, recreational tours, etc.) All housing and food expenses are covered in the internship fee.

Term of Appointment:
December 2018/January 2019 for three months

Application Deadline:
Ongoing until filled

Contact Information:
Kerri Conrad
500 OE Finca Anita
Quepos, none 60601
Costa Rica

Website:
http://kidssavingtherainforest.org

E-mail Address:
volunteer.kstr@gmail.com

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