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Working under the supervision of the WILDRescue Manager, interns will assist with the following:
Hotline operation – Fielding and recording phone calls from, and providing solutions to the public about wildlife concerns. Data entry. Communicating with and dispatching WILDRescue Volunteers.
Intake facilitation – interface with and receive injured and orphaned wildlife from the public and gather intake information. Transfer animals to WILDCare staff.
Rescue – Conduct field rescues and transport injured and orphaned wildlife to WILDNorth’s Edmonton Hospital and Parkland County Rehabilitation Centre. Represent WILDNorth off-site in a positive light while adhering to organizational vision and mission and communicate the need for financial support from members of the community.
Interns are required to follow all WILDNorth policy, procedures and protocols


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Working under the supervision of the WILDEd Manager, interns will assist with the following:
-Deliver pre-determined in-class science presentations to elementary students
-Help children to have a positive and enriching experience at camp; assist with activities and lead games
-Assist WILDEd Manager with various duties within the WILDEd Program
-Interns are required to follow all WILDNorth policy, procedures and protocols.

Must be available to intern during at least 2 of the following weeks also:
July 6-10
July 13-17
July 27-31


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-Maintaining constant awareness of all animals’ health and behavior and reporting any changes to staff
-Monitoring progress of patients, recording weights and food intake, and maintaining proper environment
-Assisting with medical treatments, medicating, capture and restraint of patients
-Hand-feeding orphaned mammals and birds around the clock
-Preparing species’ diets, daily feeding, cleaning and enrichment of animal enclosures ? Specialized waterfowl care
-General facility cleaning including sweeping/mopping floors, washing dishes, disinfecting counters/sinks
-Reporting maintenance and/or safety hazards to the rehabilitation staff and correcting hazards if possible
-Lifting and hauling items up to 40 lbs, including trash and recycling
-Assisting with organizational or construction projects, as needed
-Assisting staff with rescues, supply pick-up, patient transfers from our wildlife hospital
-Maintaining high energy levels throughout a long workday
-Additional duties as requested

Interns are required to follow all policy, procedures and protocols to ensure a high standard of animal care. Interns will also interact with and work with other facility volunteers, summer students and casual relief staff.


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Working under the supervision of the Animal Care Manager and Wildlife Services Director,
Interns will be “on call” and ready to go when staff will contact you by phone when you are needed. In addition, during your shifts, while waiting for our call, be scouting locally for certain species and suitable release sites, in your local area as instructed by staff.
You will also conduct post release monitoring by observing the fostered or released animals for 1-2 hours as needed and time permitting. Interns will also interact with and work with the facility volunteers and the public. Interns are asked to complete WILDNorth training as required of all Animal Care Volunteers prior to the placement.


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Phone

InfoLink Help:
780-492-4212


ONEcard Help:
780-492-7924

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
infolink@su.ualberta.ca

Hours

Fall/Winter
(Effective September 3, 2019)


InfoLink Desk at Student Life Central (Lower Level SUB)
SUB InfoLink Desk (main floor)
Monday to Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


InfoLink ONEcard Service Centre (9104 HUB)
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm


CAB & SUB InfoLink Desk(s)
Monday to Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


InfoLink Desk at Student Connect/Admin Building
Monday & Tuesday
8:15am to 4:15pm
Wednesday
10:00am to 4:15pm
Thursday & Friday
8:15am to 4:15pm


InfoLink Desk at International Services Centre
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 4:30PM


Please note that CAB and SUB are subject to closure if our student staff are sick! If one location is temporarily closed, please visit us at any other location and we'll be happy to help!


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Address

InfoLink Main Office
0-81
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7