[MARMAM] SR3 Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Outreach Internship

Casey Mclean casey at sr3.org
Wed Feb 9 15:41:10 PST 2022


SR3 is accepting applications for our 2022 Marine Animal Rehabilitation and
Outreach internship. Interns play a critical role in our mission by
supporting animal husbandry, field response, and public outreach programs.
This year we are able to provide a $1,000 stipend. The application deadline
is February 25th.

Please visit our website for more information about the organization

*Duties and Responsibilities:*Marine animal stranding response,
rehabilitation and necropsy:
Assist with all aspects of marine animal stranding response, including:
responding to public calls, live animal health assessment, supportive care
in transport, data collection, and post-mortem exam and sampling
Participate in releases and other field responses as needed
Routine upkeep of all resources needed for response and rehabilitation
Perform data entry
Food preparation and animal feeding
General cleaning duties and animal enclosure maintenance
Assist with intake exams and medical record keeping
Other projects as assigned

*Outreach/Public Education:*
Gain a comprehensive understanding of SR³’s mission, history, goals, and
programs to effectively respond to public inquiries and requests for
Engage with the public at weekend community events, promoting and inspiring
marine conservation
Maintain and inventory educational materials
Assist with fundraising events
Contribute to social media platforms and blogs
Assist with administrative tasks
Leading Volunteers
Assist Community Engagement Coordinator in coaching, supporting, and
occasionally correcting animal husbandry volunteers in the course of their
duties. Requires patience and compassion.
Communicate regularly with Community Engagement Coordinator on volunteer
successes and areas for improvement
Direct animal husbandry volunteers in the completion of cleaning, feeding,
and maintenance tasks

*Internship Dates:*
May 16- August 16
August 8 - November 8
Weekend and holiday work required.
*Start and end dates within one week of the official date may be considered
for the right candidate.
* Indicate the time frame you are applying for in your cover letter.
Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week with a minimum commitment of
3 months.
*Please include any known schedule conflicts in your cover letter.

*Compensation & accommodations*:
A stipend of $1,000 per intern is provided. Housing and transportation are
the responsibility of the intern.

*Work location/environment:*
SR³’s facility is in Des Moines, WA, and interns will be expected to be on
site when they are not at an outreach event or on a field response.
You will be working outside in varying weather conditions, and you may be
exposed to extreme heat or cold and environmental allergens.

*Required qualifications:*
Must be at least 18 years of age
Able to lift/carry 40lbs
Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google docs
Have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and your own reliable
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
A flexible schedule

*Preferred qualifications:*
Junior or senior standing at a college or university or recent graduate
with a background in marine biology, conservation, education or related
Knowledge of the local marine environment and marine wildlife. Strong
interest and enthusiasm for ocean conservation and sharing knowledge with
Able to follow directions and protocols effectively. Willingness to learn
and participate in all aspects of work.
Work with a positive attitude and a high level of communication and
Previous experience in public speaking and interacting with diverse
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
Applicants should be self-starters with the ability to take responsibility
for completing projects.
Experience driving large trucks.
Individuals who are adaptable, responsible, hardworking, willing to learn,
and have attention to detail are encouraged to apply.

*Additional information:*
Field response is unpredictable and changes seasonally. We cannot guarantee
the type or number of responses or experiences you may be involved in.
Interns looking to receive academic credit are responsible for making all
the necessary arrangements with their school.
Verification of COVID-19 vaccination or medical exemption will be required.

*To apply:*
Send your resume or CV, cover letter and 2 references by February 25, 2022
to info at sealifer3.org. (Successful candidates will be contacted no later
than March 10th)
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