Tigers For Tomorrow At Untamed Mountain, Alabama
Closing DateApril 7, 2018
Tigers for Tomorrow is a non-profit facility dedicated to the well-being, safety and care of all animals. The facility is located in Northeast Alabama in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Tigers for Tomorrow now has 3 positions available for a 3 month and a 6 month, full time interns. Tigers for Tomorrow is home to over 180 animals and is a last stop. Work is physically demanding, and being self-motivated while working in a team environment is important. Working in various weather conditions is required as well as weekends and holidays. This is a strict no contact with predators positions.
Interns are responsible for:
Basic husbandry of horses, farmyard animals, hoofstock, and big cats bears and wolves
Cleaning and maintaining habitats and animal housing
Prepare diets and monitor feeding daily,
Make daily observations of animals and report any abnormalities to supervisor
Providing animal enrichment
Presenting and educating the public by means of tours and talking with the public
Education and Pre-requisites
A degree in Zoology, Biology or related field or working towards a degree in a related field is preferred, but experience with exotic animal husbandry may be considered.
Must have valid driver license.
Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Compensation and benefits
$50.00 a week stipend for first 3 months, $75.00 a week 4th -6 th month. Housing is provided nearby.
Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are considered an additional application will need to be filled out and releases, code of ethics and etc