Job Opportunities

Currently there are no full time positions available at SWI. However, we are accepting applications for our 2024 Summer Internship Program. Please keep checking back from time to time regarding employment opportunities. 


We certainly appreciate any and all volunteers in the meantime! 



Saving Wildlife international is seeking an intern who is eager to learn, responsible, and has a positive attitude for our Summer 2024 Internship! 

Job Summary:Temporary Summer Intern Position (May 2024-August 2024)

This is an internship position meant for college students to receive college credit as well as hands on training. By applying you acknowledge that this is an opportunity to learn, and understand that while unpaid, if accepted you may receive an allowance for food or transportation costs.

Interns are responsible for the general care and maintenance of all SWI animals in assigned areas which include small mammals, primates, reptiles, and birds. 

Number of positions: one

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Diet preparation and record keeping.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all assigned animal areas.
  • Interacting with and helping with educational program clients.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of offices and barn area.
  • Learning show scripts and performing show parts as assigned.
  • Assisting with animal care, feeding, and training sessions as assigned.
  • Office related duties.
  • Other duties as requested.

Minimum Expectations:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be willing to get dirty, pick up feces, and understand the demands of working with wildlife.
  • Must be able to adapt to a fast changing environment.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Be able to commit to a 4 month time period.
  • Must be willing to speak to an audience.
  • Must be articulate and able to clearly speak, read, and write in English.
  • Must be willing to listen and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Animal experience preferred.
  • Must be willing and able to work up to 40 hours a week, both indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions, and withstand heat of over 100 degrees F.
  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Must be respectful/professional of all staff and volunteers.
  • Must be Willing to listen to feedback.
  • Must work well both independently and with the team.
  • Must be willing to learn and engage in learning during internship.
  • Be able to lift 50lbs, kneel, bend and stand for an entire shift. 


Application Deadline: April 1st, 2024