Location: 961 White House Pkwy, Warm Springs, GA Focus of Internship: The Animal Care Intern will gain experience in the Animal Care department at the sanctuary. Interns will complete an independent project that will benefit the sanctuary and may be used to meet an academic requirement (if applicable).
Objectives / Learning Opportunities:
Knowledge of Full Circle Farm Sanctuary’s Mission
Knowledge and experience in the basic care of the sanctuary residents including cleaning, feeding, enrichment, some basic medical and socialization.
Participate in selective activities in facilities, social media, education and outreach areas.
On the job and hands on training will be provided by the Animal Care Staff
Interns will learn and be expected to adhere to all Full Circle policies and procedures
Interns will complete orientation tasks including learning about Full Circle history, programs and animal agriculture impacts
Responsibilities: Under the leadership of the Animal Care Manager, the intern will partake in the following tasks,
Daily cleaning of barns and enclosures, and pastures when needed
Maintaining neat and organized work and storage spaces
Ensuring tools and other items are put away at the end of the day
Completing sanctuary projects as assigned
There will also be potential to learn and assist with resident health checks.
Be on time and stay for the entire shift
Treat all animals with care and respect
Follow directions and accept feedback
Ability to work independently
Adhere to policies and protocols
This is an unpaid position
Onsite housing is available for Interns committing to 32-40 hours a week
Onsite housing is available in the main lodge. This is a shared space with up to two interns at a time with individual rooms and a shared bathroom. A full shared kitchen is available including pots, pans, dishware etc. The main lodge is also used for day to day sanctuary business including volunteer training
Intern is responsible for their own food
Out of respect for the residents, no animal products are permitted onsite.