Job Title: Wildlife Care Center Seasonal Assistant
Reports To: Wildlife Care Center Manager
Classification: Full time, seasonal contract
Employment Dates and Hours: April 15 – August 15
Hours: 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Thurs – Mon OR Fri – Tues
Compensation: $16 per hour
We recognize that in order to serve diverse communities we must also have that diversity represented in our staff. Applicants of color, immigrants, and other underserved persons are encouraged to apply.
The Portland Audubon Wildlife Care Center is Oregon's oldest and busiest wildlife rehabilitation facility, treating 2,000- 3,000 animals and responding to approximately 10,000 wildlife related phone-calls annually. The Wildlife Care Center is supported by permanent and seasonal staff, interns and between 60-70 volunteers.
The Wildlife Care Center Seasonal Assistant is responsible for assisting the Wildlife Care Center Manager and staff with all aspects of daily operations, including treatment and care of injured and recovering wildlife, supervision and training of volunteers, public outreach, record keeping and facility maintenance. Applicants should possess excellent team building skills. The Care Center Assistant must be able to juggle a multitude of tasks with professionalism, flexibility, and a sense of humor. They will be working with volunteers, stakeholders, membership groups, resource agencies and the general public in office and field settings. A passion for wildlife conservation and engaging diverse groups of people is an essential element of this job.
Please email your cover letter, resume, and completed employment application* to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: “Wildlife Care Center Seasonal Assistant.” Professional references should include at least two people who can speak to applicants experience working with animals and volunteers.
*Employment application available at www.audubonportland.org/about/jobs
For more information please see the full job description at https://audubonportland.org/about/jobs