Seasonal Wildlife Care Staff

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These positions take place at the Baldwin Wildlife Center and our satellite site in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. These positions have a low-cost housing option and work an average of 40 hours per week. Applicants for these positions must have a minimum of 500 hours of previous wildlife rehabilitation experience and the ability to work independently when needed. Up to six positions are available in the summer of 2024. (*Note: Seasonal Staff Positions are available to those who have already completed an Advanced Summer Internship or its equivalent at another Wildlife Center.)

Duties include:
Feeding orphaned wildlife
Cleaning and disinfecting wildlife cages and nurseries
Assisting in the care of injured and ill adult wildlife
Creating and implementing enrichment for wild patients
Assisting with the intake of new patients as needed
Serving as an ambassador for NWR and Nebraska's native wildlife
Documenting patient feeding and medical treatments
Cleaning tasks as assigned.
Cleaning and care of wildlife in outside pre-release cages.
Enrichment and oversight of the wilding and release of wildlife.
Participating in rescues and transportation of wildlife.
Animal tracking and reporting.

Seasonal staff members will work a minimum of 12 weeks in the summer. 16- and 20-week options may be available, including April starts.

Applicants must have a minimum of 500 hours (Seasonal Staff) of previous wildlife rehabilitation experience and a valid driver's license.

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