Fauna Conservation Volunteer

  • Wildlife Animal Rescue Centre

Limited places are available for volunteers to assist in the wildlife rescue work. In most cases, we prefer experienced volunteers or medium and long-term volunteers (a month or more of service).

Duties:

  1. The general care of rescued animals including preparing food, cleaning cages and laundry
  2. Assisting staff with regular animal check-ups, treatments and animal feeding


What we’re looking for:

  1. A hardworking, responsible team player
  2. Physically fit and enjoy the outdoors
  3. A minimum commitment of 3 days per week (Monday – Sunday, 8:30am - 5 pm) for at least 2 months.
  4. Valid tetanus vaccination
  5. Valid rabies and hepatitis B vaccination (Preferred)
  6. Previous experience with animals including pets (Preferred)


What you’ll get:

  1. Joy in working with animals and a deeper understanding of their needs, and be able to contribute toward the conservation of many different species
  2. Basic animal husbandry training
  3. Additional animal husbandry training (For volunteers who can offer long term regular commitment i.e. at least 4 days per week for at least 2 months)
  4. Lunch and travel allowance (For volunteers who can offer long term regular commitment)


When filling in your application, please indicate “Wild Animal Rescue Centre” in the “Volunteer Job Requested”.

  • Mule Operations

If you have an interest in horses and other equines, volunteer with the Mule Operations at KFBG and get a chance to interact closely with our friendly mules “Dennie” and “Duffy”.

Duties:

  1. Care for the two mules which would include mule health check, stable cleaning, feeding, exercising and grooming
  2. Maintain and keep in good working order all work related equipment as well as keeping an inventory of the equipment
  3. Assist the Mule Team with the delivery of cargo around the KFBG hillside.
  4. Assist the Mule Team in conducting public educational talks to the public from time to time.
     

What we’re looking for:

  1. A hardworking, responsible team player
  2. Physically fit and enjoy the outdoors
  3. Love working with equines
  4. Preferably with previous horse or mule experience
  5. A minimum commitment of 1 day per week (Monday – Sunday, 8:30am - 5 pm) for at least 2 months.
     

What you’ll get:

  1. Joy in working with animals and contribute to environmentally friendly sustainable operation
  2. Basic animal husbandry training
  3. Lunch and travel allowance (For volunteers who can offer long term regular commitment)
     

When filling in your application, please indicate “Mule Team” in the “Volunteer Job Requested”.

  • Live Educational Displays

Volunteers can also help in the Live Educational Displays (LED) section, where rescued animals that cannot be released back to the wild are maintained and displayed for educational purposes. Volunteers will acquire skills of animal care and provide captive enrichment for exhibit animals.

 Duties:

  1. Daily care and husbandry of long-term rescued wildlife; i.e cleaning of animal enclosures, food preparation, feeding of animals
  2. Assist the LED keepers with landscaping and set-up of animal enclosures  
  3. Assist the LED keepers with the development and building of animal enrichment items
  4. Assist the LED keepers in conducting public educational talks as needed
  5. Maintain visitor facilities around animal enclosures; i.e cleaning of signages, clearing of walkways
     

What we are looking for?

  1. A hardworking, responsible team player
  2. Physically fit, enjoy working outdoors and does not mind getting dirty
  3. Love working with animals
  4. Preferably with some animal care experiences
  5. Valid tetanus vaccination (compulsory)
  6. Volunteer period of :
    1. 5 days per week for 1 month (Monday – Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm)
    2. Min. 4 days per week for 2 months (Monday – Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm)
    3. Min 3 days per week for 3 months and up (Monday – Sunday 8:30am – 5:00pm)
    4. Only weekends, 3 months and up
       

What you will get?

  1. Joy of working with animals
  2. Unique experience and develop skills working with captive wildlife
  3. Skills of basic husbandry and animal care
  4. Lunch and travel allowance (For volunteers who can offer long term regular commitment) 
     
  • Education and Administration

For volunteers who are inclined towards office work, we have places available for volunteers to assist our Education Officer. Works would include filing, signage preparation, stocktaking, photography, etc. And for those that would like to be involved in our education programme we have several regular education activities that they can join.

How To Apply

Before you apply, please read the Volunteer Attachment Programme Conditions.

Due to limited parking space, volunteers are recommended to take public transportation to KFBG.

Please click here to apply online.

You may contact fauna@kfbg.org for further questions or information.

Once receiving your application, we will contact you by email shortly.