Subject: Internship Opportunity: Exotic Cats Animal Keeper
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a no-kill facility committed to rescuing
abused, abandoned and unwanted Exotic Cats. Since 1992, we have rescued over
200 exotic animals, giving them a caring, lifelong home at the Refuge. These
magnificent creatures are the unfortunate, unwanted products of the private
trade in exotic animals; most of them would have been destroyed if we were
not able to give them a home.
Animal Keeper Position: Responsible for the daily care of Tigers, Lions,
Cougars, Black Bears, Black Leopard, African Serval, Caracal, Bobcats, Rhesus
Macaque, and Hoof stock. Duties include animal husbandry, enrichment, record
keeping of animal behavior, educational public tours, and customer service.
Daily care includes cleaning, feeding, medicating the animals; assisting with
maintenance, upkeep, and habitat construction. A Bachelor’s Degree in an
animal related discipline is preferred. 18 positions are open.
Compensation: $50 weekly cash stipend for food. Housing is provided on the
refuge. Amenities: heat, A/C, utilities paid, full bath, kitchen, washer &
dryer, satellite TV, free long distance, internet service.
To apply: Send your cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation
to Emily McCormack by e-mail to [log in to unmask]
New position begins: August 15, 2016
Deadline for applications: April 1, 2016
Event Date: April 1, 2016
Event Location: Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Contact Person: Emily McCormack
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Website URL: http://www.turpentinecreek.org