Opportunity: Wildlife Education Intern

Category: Internship

Deadline: April 21, 2023

Closing Date: April 21st, 2023; applications will be processed on a rolling basis

Position:  Wildlife Education Intern  

Time Period: May – August            

Number of Positions Available: 2  

Hours: 20 hours per week  

Start date: Beginning of May 

WILDNorth is seeking enthusiastic people who love wildlife, have a strong desire to learn, and work well independently and with a team, to assist us in teaching the next generation about the importance of wildlife in the community!    


Working under the supervision of the Education Manager and the Social Media Manager, interns will: 

  • Deliver pre-determined in-class and / or virtual science presentations to elementary students 
  • Research, create, develop, and deliver wildlife and / or environmental education programming for variety of age groups  
  • Create wildlife related content (visuals, social media posts, videos, emails, articles)   
  • Host outreach booths or events (Edmonton Wildlife Festival / WILDRun) and interface with general public (dependent on in person events)  
  • Film and photograph wildlife rescues (in the field) and patient care (at the Wildlife Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre)
  • Assist Education Manager with various duties within the Education Program 
  • Assist Social Media Manager with various duties as needed
  • Interns are required to follow all WILDNorth policy, procedures, and protocols 

Personal Qualities: Dedicated individual who is committed towards helping a great cause.  

Qualifications and Requirements: 

1) Police Information Check including Vulnerable Persons Sector check prior to start date 

2) Experience with children 

3) Access to a computer and reliable internet as some presentations and projects may be completed remotely 

4) Ability to represent WILDNorth in a positive light while adhering to our organizational vision and mission 



1) First Aid 

2) Background in education or biology 

3) Experience designing and / or delivering educational programming 

4) Knowledgeable in science and nature topics (i.e. Wildlife Identification) 

5) Project management experience  

6) Access to a vehicle strongly recommended 

**Training Provided**  


Reports to: Education Manager, Social Media Manager

Benefits of Interning: 

1) Raise awareness and provide effective public education 

2) Resume Building 

3) Advocate for wildlife by creating and delivering your own programing  

4) Certificate of Internship upon completion 


Age Requirement: Must be 18 years of age or older  


Application Process  

  1. Fill in this Application Form 
  2. Answer all questions
  3. Submit application


All correspondence must be via email. 

DO NOT CALL OUR HELPLINE (unless you’ve found injured or orphaned wildlife). This is for wildlife calls ONLY.  Please direct any questions to our Volunteer Manager at volunteer@wildnorth.ca 

WILDNorth’s staff thanks you for your interest in our volunteer internship program. All applicants will go through an application, screening, and interview process. Successful candidates will then attend an orientation and onsite training.