Rehab-NICU/Nursery

RECRUITING NOW!
INTERVIEWS WONT BEGIN UNTIL MARCH 2024

 

Purpose: 

Work on-site in the nursery feeding and caring for baby animals of all species under supervision of staff and summer interns.  

Essential Duties: 

  • Prep baby diets 
  • Follow a feeding schedule 
  • Daily weight checks on all baby animals 
  • Care of juvenile animals of all species 
  • Detailed charting required 
  • Types of feeding include tube, syringe, tong 
  • Clean/disinfect and restock supplies 
  • Enter care information into RaptorMed 
  • Notify staff of any animal issues 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Minimum 18 years old 
  • Attend Volunteer Orientation and training once per year 
  • Have health insurance and be up to date on tetanus vaccination (having rabies pre-exposure vaccination will allow you to work with a wider variety of species- but not required) 
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of one 4 hour shift each week 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to use good judgement  
  • Ability to deal with death 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Be willing to adopt, support, and communicate the mission of Nature’s Nursery 

Time Commitments: 

  • Available 8:30 AM-12:30 PM at least once a week (subject to change) 
  • During busy season top-off shift may be available also from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM