Pacific Rim Conservation is currently seeking Animal Care volunteers to support our Seabird Translocation team in Kahuku, Oahu for the year of 2019.
Qualities of an idea candidate:
Passionate about seabirds, conservation an animal care
Willing to take the initiative
Able to lift/ carry 50 lbs
Duties and Responsibilities of Animal Care volunteers:
Assist staff in preparing daily diets for translocated chicks (up to 2 hours)
Assist staff transport diets and feeding materials from the base yard to the translocation site
Assist staff in feeding translocated chicks* (2 - 4 hours)
* Volunteers will not feed the translocated chicks but simply support the staff
Assist in thoroughly cleaning dishes and tools used to feed translocated chicks (1 - 2 hours)
*Occasionally volunteers will assist with pulling weeds, watering plants, assisting with out planting or other field work/ restoration jobs as needed.
Start Date Week of February 24th 2019
Minimum Commitment One day each week for the duration of the Project (End of February - end of June) *If you are unable to commit to coming weekly for the duration of the project, you will not be considered to join our animal care team
Location This volunteer position is based at the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge outside of Kahuku on Oahu, Hawaii.
Compensation This volunteer position has no monetary compensation or benefits.
There are many non-monetary benefits including: directly assisting in saving seabird species, working with passionate seabird conservation leaders, gaining hands on experience in seabird animal care and being able to spend time outdoors surrounded by rare sea and shore birds to name a few
Feel you are a good fit for the PRC Volunteer Team? If you feel that you fit the requirements to be an Animal Care volunteer please fill out a volunteer interest form by clicking here. Once you have the form completed our outreach coordinator will contact you.
Mahalo for your interest in our Animal Care Volunteer position
Contact us: Pacific Rim Conservation PO Box 61827 Honolulu, HI, 96839 firstname.lastname@example.org