VINS Intern Position Contact Us 802.359.5000 firstname.lastname@example.org Nature Center Hours VINS Nature Center 10am to 5pm Daily Accepting Injured Birds 8am to 4:30pm Daily 802.359.5000 x212 Get Directions Thank you for your interest in the Avian Care Internship. We are currently not accepting applications. Please check back for updates. Avian Care Internship VINS Avian Care Interns gain extensive hands-on training in raptor captive management and avian rehabilitation of songbirds, waterfowl, and raptors. REPORTS TO: Lead Wildlife Keeper, Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation JOB LOCATION: VINS Nature Center, 149 Natures Way, Quechee, Vermont Avian Care Intern Duties Provide captive management and husbandry for over 60 raptors and other wildlife used for educational programs and in exhibitsClean and maintain all indoor and outdoor animal facilities and aviariesField phone calls about injured and orphaned birds and arrange transport with finders or volunteersAssist rehabilitation staff with initial intake exams, medical treatments, and daily care of avian rehabilitation patients, including daily care of injured and orphaned baby birds Qualifications Passion for wildlife rehabilitation and conservationAbility to work both independently and in a teamOrganized and able to multitaskComputer skills required, word, excel, and google calendarStrong interest in birds and wildlife husbandryWillingness to work long, hard, irregular hours in all weather conditions21 years or olderHold a valid driver’s licensePhysical capacity to catch and treat large birds, lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and carry equipment for routine maintenanceAbility to work quickly & efficiently while following directions & proceduresHave updated tetanus vaccination at time of beginning internshipAvailable to work 40 hours per weekHave college degree, working towards a degree or have equivalent wildlife experience VINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, admission and program fees, donations, and grants.