MEDICAL CLINIC APPRENTICESHIPS

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Medical Clinic Apprentice!

Medical Clinic Apprenticeships are available to those with previous wildlife experience. These positions offer practical, hands-on experience in a large rehabilitation clinic. Some of the skills learned include species identification, husbandry techniques, medical exams/triage, answering the wildlife hotline, intern and volunteer management, and other duties. Medical Clinic Apprentices report directly to staff and work closely with the medical clinic team in a more experienced and supervisory role than Wildlife Care Interns. Extensive training and workshops are provided as part of an Apprentice’s training.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Six months minimum experience in a wildlife rehabilitation clinic REQUIRED

  • Associate’s Degree or certification from a college or university in the fields of Wildlife Biology, Ecology, Environmental Conservation, Veterinary Technology or Pre-Veterinary Medicine preferred

  • Capability to be a patient and professional leader, teacher, and role model for volunteers and interns

  • Willingness to empower volunteers and interns to learn and perform daily tasks, and assist staff in promoting a positive work culture

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Reliability and punctuality (must provide own transportation)

  • Availability to work up to 50 hours per week in five shifts, including mornings, evenings and weekends

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs unassisted

  • Aptitude to multi-task, organize, delegate, and manage others

  • Ability to work efficiently and thoroughly under stress

A Medical Clinic Apprentice is expected to work up to 50 hours/week in five shifts and will receive a $200 stipend per week. Schedule includes some early, late, and weekend shifts, and will be assigned in advance. For a complete job description click here.

 

There are two Medical Clinic Apprenticeship positions available for 2020: 

  • 9-month position from March- November

  • 9-month position from March- November

READY TO APPLY?

When ready, you may use the links below to submit your application

online. If you have any questions, please contact our Clinic

MCA Coordinator at karyn@thecenterforwildlife.org.

The following documents must be filled out completely in order to be considered for a Medical Clinic Apprenticeship:

  1. Medical Clinic Apprentice Application (online submission)

  2. Professional Reference Questionnaire #1 (online submission; please forward the link to three professional references)

Physical Address

385 Mountain Road, Cape Neddick, ME 03902

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 620, Cape Neddick, ME 03902

Call Us

(207) 361-1400

Email

info@thecenterforwildlife.org