Join the EWR team for the Summer, and learn what it takes to care for wild animals.
All applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment. Positions are no longer restricted to students.
Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have official Refugee Protection Status, and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Qualifications: Ability to work with minimal supervision. Dependable and punctual. Ability to follow through on instructions, learn new skills and take initiative. Good organizational and problem-solving skills. Works well with others. Interest in biology and wildlife/animal behaviour suggested.
Training provided. Proof of Tetanus vaccination required. Volunteer experience with EWR an asset.
Job Description for Animal Care Worker: Animal husbandry; tasks related to the care of a variety of wildlife housed in-centre i.e. cage cleaning, food preparation, feeding wildlife and clean-up, some animal handling, some medical treatments. Recordkeeping; record feedings and procedures. Some Building Maintenance; clean-up of caging areas and other work spaces. 6 POSITIONS FOR 10 WEEKS EACH; 35 HOURS PER WEEK
Job Description for Administrative Assistant/Animal Care: Assisting with administration of EWR activities including preparation of EWR documents, data entry, filing, and research of fund-raising opportunities. Includes direct contact with public submitting wildlife for care, and answering inquiries from the public. Some animal husbandry tasks as required; cage cleaning, food preparation, feeding wildlife and clean-up. 1 POSITION FOR 10 WEEKS; 35 HOURS PER WEEK
Job Description for Building Maintenance/Animal Care: Simple repairs and construction projects to assist with EWR operations. Grounds maintenance. Janitorial duties. Some animal husbandry tasks as required; cage cleaning, food preparation, feeding wildlife and clean-up. 1 POSITION FOR 8 WEEKS; 30 HOURS PER WEEK
Wage: $14.30 per hour
Start Dates: Variable
Participants will be asked to complete a Service Canada survey prior to the end of the job term.
Submit resume to: Erie Wildlife Rescue, 11168 Tecumseh Rd E, Windsor, ON N8R 1A8
OR firstname.lastname@example.org (use PDF format)
Deadline for applications: June 19, 2021
Inquiries: Contact EWR by leaving a message at (519) 735-3919 or by email at email@example.com.
Be sure to include your name and telephone number and/or email address.
We appreciate all submissions, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
JOBS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH FUNDING FROM THE CANADA SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM.