Internships

INTERNSHIPS & EMPLOYMENT

Community Outreach Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Austin Wildlife Rescue is looking for an individual that will serve as a part-time Community Outreach Coordinator and part-time Administrative Assistant. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Community Outreach Coordinator:

  • Present educational programs to schools and community groups

  • Table public events

  • Serve as the volunteer coordinator

Administrative Assistant:

  • Weekly data entry

  • Coordinate donor acknowledgement

  • Assist with payroll

  • Assist with special projects/events

  • Assist with creating/designing promotional material

A qualified applicant is:

  • Comfortable giving presentations

  • Familiar with, or willing to learn about, wildlife rehabilitation

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Detail-oriented

  • Familiar with donor databases (preferred, but not required)

Salary: $12/hour.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to: staff@austinwildliferescue.org

Summer internship positions have been filled at this time.

Austin Wildlife Rescue offers paid and unpaid summer internships from May to August. Paid interns are required to be rabies vaccinated in order to work with vector species such as raccoons and skunks. Interns work 20-30 hours per week and gain hands-on experience with native Texas wildlife, interacting with the public, and assisting with animal intakes. Interns, like all staff, will answer the telephone hotline throughout the day and assist callers with questions about wildlife.

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Pursuing a degree in related field of study (ex. wildlife, conservation, biology)

  • Willing to work flexible hours including weekend and evening shifts

  • Willing to work at both the Elgin and the Austin locations

  • Positive and team-focused attitude

Austin Wildlife Rescue - Intake Center

5401 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.

Austin, TX 78721

Monday - Sunday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

512-472-9453

Mailing Address

PO Box 302695

Austin, TX 78703

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