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Volunteer Services Internships


The WildCare Volunteer Services Intern position assists the WildCare Volunteer Services Manager in helping with administrative tasks; preparing and executing events; managing database of contacts and volunteers; and updating collateral and blog posts. This position is unpaid but offers valuable educational benefits such as learned skills in event planning, administrative tasks, volunteer management & training, program development, and community outreach. Click for the full Intern Position Description.

To apply for this internship, you may submit an application in one of the following ways:
•    Apply online
•    Download application (will open as a PDF)
•    Email completed application to volunteer@wildcarebayarea.org
•    Fax hard copy submissions to (415) 456-0594, ATTENTION: Volunteer Department
•    Mail hard copy submissions to:

ATTENTION: Volunteer Department
76 Albert Park Lane
San Rafael, CA 94901


Intern Schedule Requirements

Internships are generally scheduled for four month periods with potential start-dates in January, April, July and October.

     Internship Terms
     February through May spacer2.gif Applications not accepted after January 1st    
     May through August   Applications not accepted after April 1st
     August through November   Applications not accepted after July 1st
     November through February   Applications not accepted after October 1st

Interns commit to 8-16 hours a week in our Volunteer Department. All interns will sign a commitment contract. The weekly schedule to fulfill those hours is flexible with the right candidate. Vacation days must be scheduled BEFORE term begins and be included in an Intern's commitment contract. Terms’ start and end dates must be committed to in order to ensure a smooth transition period.

Expectations and Responsibilities of Interns

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Interns will be involved in all aspects of volunteer coordination.

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All interns are expected to attend any WildCare events, however, these are not mandatory.

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All interns must read and sign required paperwork and a commitment contract.

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As interns are considered unpaid staff, they are expected to adhere to their schedule as such. Interns are allowed two sick days during the term. Any vacation time must be agreed upon BEFORE contracts are signed and term has begun.

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Upon successful completion of the term, interns will be eligible for written personal references from WildCare staff.

Please see the Intern Position Description for full details on the position summary, responsibilities, desired characteristics, and terms of internship.

Click here to complete the Volunteer Services Internship Application online.

Click here for a printable PDF of the Volunteer Services Internship Application.