Intern/Volunteer: Florida

Agency
Ruffled Feathers Parrot Rescue and Sanctuary
Location
Crescent city FL
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Free housing
Start Date
07/30/2022
Last Date to Apply
09/15/2022
Website
https://ruffledfeathers.org/
Description
We are a non-profit parrot rescue and sanctuary in Crescent City FL. Gain hands on experience working with exotic parrots and birds. We have hundreds of macaws, cockatoos, amazons, finches, and others. Daily work includes husbandry such as food prep, cleaning, and enrichment. Other work includes enclosure maintenance, organization, socializing with the birds, and outreach. Learn the ins and outs of how to operate a non-profit sanctuary. Gain valuable avian care helping in vet procedures and grooming. Other animals on property are tortoises, cats, and dogs. We have available housing in a personal trailer or room in a shared house. Property has a pool to cool off in the Florida heat. Next to local restaurants and food locations. Across from popular St. Johns river. Hour away from St. Augustine beach and Flagler beach. Wifi available on property. Course credit available for interns. Set your own weekly schedule. Full kitchen available and washer/dryer. Please contact Hanna at Hanna@ruffledfeathers.org or Ha.arostegui@ufl.edu or by phone (201)850-2278 to apply or for more information.
Qualifications
Commitment to days you schedule to work No drugs, alcohol, or smoking on property Must be 18 years or older Positive attitude Ability to work in Florida weather (breaks encouraged throughout the day, we stop working mid day when heat is highest) No bird experience necessary Comfortable with rustic living
Contact Person
Hanna Arostegui
Contact Phone
201-850-2278
Contact eMail
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