Voluntariado con aves marinas en Alaska ~ Bioblogia.net

13 de noviembre de 2007

Voluntariado con aves marinas en Alaska

AVIAN INTERN at the Alaska SeaLife Center. We are seeking Avian interns
in our Avian Department during our spring and summer sessions. The
Alaska SeaLife Center is a non-profit organization located in Seward,
Alaska and is dedicated to understanding and maintaining the marine
ecosystem of Alaska through research, rehabilitation, conservation, and
public education. This position introduces basic animal care and
husbandry techniques. Interns are responsible for assisting in the daily
care and maintenance of the Center’s avian collection and avian
exhibits. This position also participates in daily educational talks
and/or tours. Duties include: daily animal diet preparations, routine
cleaning of animal exhibits, kitchen and work areas; making daily
observations and noting the health and condition of the exhibit birds
noting changes in behavior and appearance; unloading periodic deliveries
of frozen food and maintaining freezer; participating in daily
educational talks and/or tours; maintaining written and computer
records; assisting in pool cleanings and water quality testing;
assisting the avian staff in current research projects and data
collection. Requirements: applicants must be currently enrolled in an
accredited college or university with a primary study in the field of
Biology, Zoology, Psychology, or other animal related field. Recent
college graduates, within the last two years, may also apply. These
positions are available during our spring session (Apr – Jun) and summer
session (May – Aug/Sep) and require a minimum commitment of 12 weeks
although 16 weeks is preferred. Proof of current, within one year,
Tuberculosis skin test and Tetanus booster, or physician’s exemption is
required. These are unpaid positions; housing and a food stipend are
provided to those participating in our intern program. Applications are
due by 1 Jan (for the spring session) and 1 Feb (for summer session).
For more information and to obtain an application form, please visit our
website at http://www.alaskasealife.org or contact JENELLE GILDING (PH:
907-224-6307, EM: volunteer_intern AT alaskasealife.org).

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