[MARMAM] Harbour and Grey seal internship and volunteer opportunities (A Seal, Holland)

vincent serbruyns vincent.serbruyns at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 6 04:42:03 PST 2017


Harbour and Grey seal internship and volunteer opportunities (A Seal, Holland)



A Seal, a rescue center for Harbour- and Grey seals in Stellendam, Holland is accepting applications for internship and volunteer positions from Summer 2017 onwards

A Seal is a nonprofit organization that aims to be a centre of expertise for marine mammals with a focus on rehabilitation of the Harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) and the Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) which are the most common marine mammals of the dutch part of the North Sea.

A Seal’s Internship Program is structured and designed to

provide students in animal care and veterinary assistance(undergraduate degree and intermediate vocational degree) with hands-on experience in the field of seal rehabilitation.


Responsibilities:

* Assisting during all phases of seal rehabilitation (intake; quaranteens; inside baths; outside baths and release at the Dutch coast).

* (Force- and tube-) feeding of the seals

* Food preparation

* Cleaning of pens and common facilities


Qualifications:

. Must possess a strong work ethic, have high attention to detail and the ability to work with limited supervision

. Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, friendly and able to work in a team of volunteers

. Must be 18 or older

. Must be available on weekends, holidays and during the evening hours

. During this internship the intern will experience physical activity, such as: lifting, restraining and moving animals.

Prior experience is not required and all training is provided.

This is an unpaid position.

Interns are responsible for their own housing and

transportation. Housing facilities (shared kitchen and bathroom with other interns), 250 meters from A Seal, can be rented at limited charge.


Those who can work full-time hours for at least 10 weeks will be given preference.

Please visit www.aseal.nl for more information on our center (in dutch).


Application with full CV can be sent to:

More information can be acquired from:

Vincent Serbruyns (Team leader and Intern coordinator)

A Seal - Zeehondenopvang Stellendam Haringvlietplein 3a, 3251 LD Stellendam

Holland, Europe

E-mail : vincent.serbruyns at aseal.nl

Office: 0031 (0)88 27 47 780

www.aseal.nl<http://www.aseal.nl>



Connect with us on social media!

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/stichtingaseal/?fref=ts

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