Volunteer Opportunity - Animal Care Volunteer Court Community Service Teen Medalllion



Volunteer Opportunity Details:

Last updated on May 13, 2013

Learn more about the animals that live in the Basin!
ECHO is home to over 55 species of animals, including fish, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. Help is needed with the day to day care, feeding and maintenance of the animals and their enclosures. Volunteers in this position also interact with the public while doing daily animal feedings.

Persons applying should not be afraid to get their hands wet or dirty! This is an active job; volunteers should be in good physical health and be able to lift 20-40 pounds. Experience with animals and/or aquariums preferred but not necessary.

Receive in depth training before working independently feeding, weighing and caring for animals and their habitats.

This opportunity is sponsored by: ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center

We need volunteers who are free at these times
Weekly
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults up to age 54 (25-54)  Individual
Older Adults (55+)  Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adolescents (13-17)  Infants / Preschoolers (0-4)
Adults (26-54)  Older Adults (55+)
Animals  Young Adults (18-25)
Children (5-12)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Animals  Museums & Cultural Heritage
Education & Technology
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Animal Services  Research / Evaluation

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Contact Person:
Amanda Van Vranken, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
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Address:

 One College St.
Burlington, VT 05401
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Web Site: http://www.echovermont.org

Miscellaneous Information

Number of volunteers needed:
5-10
Minimum number of hours required (specify per day, week, month, project)
4 Hours/week
The minimum age for a volunteer is
16
The minimum age for youth or youth group volunteers with an adult?
16
Is this volunteer site accessible for those with physical disabilities?
Yes
Is this opportunity appropriate for court-ordered service?
Yes
What screening procedures are required?
Application, Interview (phone or in-person), References, Background Check (VCIC, DAD, SRS, FBI), Confidentiality Statement
Last updated on May 13, 2013


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