This exciting opportunity, funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program, invites you to bring your best self to work each day and gain valuable work experience for your future career development.
The Wildlife Rescue Dispatcher position is will enhance your skills and contribute to the welfare of local wildlife. You will be working on the front lines of a busy wildlife rehabilitation centre, arranging rescues and releases, and providing advice to the public who find injured or orphaned wildlife. In this role, you will be representing our organization as the first point of contact with the community and playing a key role in our education initiatives.
$16.75 per hour
Wildlife Rescue Dispatcher – Canada Summer Jobs is a seasonal contract position (approximately 32 hours/week for a period of 8 to 16 weeks). Exact hours and length of placements are not known until granted and announced by the Canada Summer Jobs program. The 2024 Canada Summer Jobs program will run from April 22nd to August 31st, 2024.
Who YOU are:
You are a mature, enthusiastic, and well-spoken team-player, interested in leveraging your skills and passions to support local wildlife through public engagement, communication, and education.
Who WE are:
Established in 1979, Wildlife Rescue Association of BC is a leader in the rehabilitation of wild animals and is committed to educating the public on how to coexist peacefully with wildlife. Located in Burnaby, BC, we are western Canada’s busiest wildlife rehabilitation centre, with over 5,000 animal patients admitted each year.
The Wildlife Rescue Association of BC is located on the ancestral and unceded homelands of the hən̓ q̓ əmin̓ əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples. We are grateful for the opportunity to be on this beautiful, shared territory.
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To be eligible for a Canada Summer Jobs opportunity, youth must meet the following criteria:
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