Subject: Horticulture Intern Position
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.
Horticulture Intern: Assist with the maintenance and improvement of the
Refuge’s landscaped areas, including planting, pruning and watering of
trees, shrubs, and perennials; spreading mulch on landscaped areas; labeling
of plant displays; mowing; weeding; removing undergrowth and plant litter.
Identify/remove toxic plants and develop browse for environmental enrichment.
Requires completion of an Independent Project. Must be able to lift 50+
lbs. Requires completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Botany,
or related field involving horticultural and landscaping practices.
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: e-mail cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to
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New position begins: August 15, 2016
Application deadline: April 1, 2016
Event Date: April 1, 2016
Event Location: Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Contact Person: Emily McCormack
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Website URL: http://www.turpentinecreek.org