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

  • 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 - POSITION FILLED for 2020

  • 6-month position from June - November - POSITION FILLED for 2020

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