History: Established in 1977, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation (WRR) is a non-profit organization that receives over eight thousand wild animals per year for rehabilitation and release. WRR also provides a permanent sanctuary for over six hundred non-releasable native animals and non-native wildlife including large mammals, primates, reptiles, and birds as well as farmed animals. Wildlife Rescue has two locations; the main sanctuary and rehabilitation hospital is located on 212 acres in beautiful Kendalia Texas, Roger and Phillis Sherman Animal Care Complex located in San Antonio and functions as a rehabilitation hospital and outreach center.
Description: This program is designed as an introduction to wildlife rehabilitation for individuals who have previous experience in wildlife rehabilitation or animal care and are interested in developing the basic and advanced skills required when pursuing a career in the field of wildlife rehabilitation. The one year program combines hands-on training and classroom instruction during which participants will learn practical skills and general knowledge required to succeed in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation and animal care. The wildlife rehabilitation apprentice concentrates on the care and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native Texan wildlife, with some attention to domesticated farmed animals, companion animals, and small non-native animals. Participants in the programs can expect to spend long and demanding shifts caring for injured and orphaned infant native Texan wildlife.
Participant Duties and Responsibilities:
Requirements: Minimum six months previous professional animal care experience required, wildlife rehabilitation hospital experience preferred
A monthly stipend of $400 dollars is granted. On-site housing is provided. The next class will start on February 11th, 2019.
If you are interested in applying email a cover letter, resume three references and any letters of recommendation to Lfoland@wildlife-rescue org
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
Attn: Apprentice Supervisor
P.O. Box 369 Kendalia TX 78027
Fax: (830) 336-3733
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Internship
Salary: $400.00 /month
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