Employment

If you are looking for meaningful employment working with animals, Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue might be the place for you.

Check back often to keep up to date on all employment opportunities.

We are currently in the process of update the titles and descriptions for 2022.

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Student Bursary Winners 2022

Congratulations to our 3 top winners for the 2022 summer season.

Part of Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue's summer student position job experience is being able to take home 1 of 3 additional bursaries.

Shine like a diamond and you could win!

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Emily H (aka Bobcat):

Emily was an inspiration to all of her Jr. Rehabber Campers. She ignited passion in the rehabbers of tomorrow, through the development of this unique hands on program.

$2000 Winner!

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Amanda M (aka: Blue Jay):

Amanda sung and danced her way into the heart of her campers. When she was not playing games with them she was finding different ways to bring education to life.
$1000 Winner!

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Liam W. (aka: Wolf):

Liam enchanted his campers through tales of his worldly travel. Through his fun and imaginative adventures he was able to spark passion for all things outdoors.
$500 Winner!

Veterinary Medicine Student Internship

Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is looking for dedicated, hardworking veterinary medicine students to work in our fast paced wildlife hospital.

These positions are full-time (40-45 hours per week) and involves physical examinations, laboratory skills, care for high risk species, and hospital support. Not only will you gain valuable experience related to veterinary medicine, but a chance to learn first hand about some of Ontario’s most incredible wildlife such as porcupines, skunks, song birds, raptors and squirrels.

Title: Veterinary Medicine Student Internship
Number of openings:
2

Position Start Date: May 16, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2021 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet the Canada Summer Job Grant Criteria (18-30yrs)
  • Must be enrolled into a veterinary medicine program (DVM)
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Reliable Transportation to and from the wildlife center
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Graduate or Attending Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Bonus if the candidate has experience with wildlife rehabilitation
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Senior Veterinary Intern and our veterinarians

  • General knowledge of labs and diagnostics
  • Manage overall operations of wildlife hospital
  • Create reports, logs and charts

Senior Wildlife Technician

Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is looking for dedicated, hardworking experienced individual to work in our fast paced wildlife hospital.

These positions are full-time (40-45 hours per week) and involves physical examinations, laboratory skills, care for high risk species, and hospital support. Not only will you gain valuable experience related to veterinary medicine, but a chance to learn first hand about some of Ontario’s most incredible wildlife such as porcupines, skunks, song birds, raptors and squirrels.

Title: Senior Wildlife Technician 
Number of openings:
3

Position Start Date: May 16, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2021 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet the Canada Summer Job Grant Criteria (18-30yrs)
  • Must have experience working in a veterinary clinic or at a wildlife rehabilitation center.
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Reliable Transportation to and from the wildlife center
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Graduate or Attending Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Senior Veterinary Intern and our veterinarians

  • General knowledge of labs and diagnostics
  • Manage overall operations of wildlife hospital
  • Create reports, logs and charts

Wildlife Hospital Support, General, Mammalian & Avian Technicians

Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is looking for dedicated, hardworking experienced individual to work in our fast paced wildlife hospital.

These positions are full-time (40-45 hours per week) and involves physical examinations, laboratory skills, care for high risk species, and hospital support. Not only will you gain valuable experience related to veterinary medicine, but a chance to learn first hand about some of Ontario’s most incredible wildlife such as porcupines, skunks, song birds, raptors and squirrels.

Title: Wildlife Hospital Support
Number of openings:
2

Position Start Date: May 16, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2021 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet the Canada Summer Job Grant Criteria (18-30yrs)
  • Must have experience working in a veterinary clinic or at a wildlife rehabilitation center.
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Reliable Transportation to and from the wildlife center
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Graduate or Attending Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Senior Veterinary Intern and our veterinarians

  • General knowledge of labs and diagnostics
  • Manage overall operations of wildlife hospital
  • Create reports, logs and charts

Wildlife Educator: Camp Counselor

Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue is looking for dedicated, hardworking teacher candidates to help provide a WILD camp experience to campers from 4-16 years of age.

This job is a full-time position (40 hours per week) and involves facilitating a mix of inquiry based and structured programming. Not only will you gain valuable experience related to outdoor education, but a chance to interact with some of Ontario’s most incredible wildlife such as porcupines, bobcats, wolves and skunks.

Title: Wildlife Educator: Camp Counselor
Number of openings:
15

Position Start Date: May 16, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2021 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet the Canada Summer Job Grant Criteria (18-30yrs)
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Reliable Transportation to and from the wildlife center
  • Experience working with children (*bonus if experience working with animals in a hands on setting)
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Graduate or Attending Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Bonus if the candidate is currently enrolled in a teacher's college.
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Camp Director and Senior Staff

  • Public presentations
  • Manage a group of 10 children ages ranging from 4-16
  • Create reports, logs and charts
  • General maintenance of equipment

Wildlife Educator: Tour Guide

Number of openings: 2
Position Start Date: May 01, 2022
Position End Date: September 5th, 2022 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet the Canada Summer Job Grant Requirements (18-30 years old)
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Vaild G license, in good standing
  • Access to own vehicle for transportation to wildlife centre
  • Experience working with animals
  • Experience with public speaking/relations
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Enrolled in post secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Director of Education and Supervisory Staff

  • Public presentations
  • Manage a groups of people
  • Create reports, logs and charts
  • General animal husbandry

Wildlife Center General Receptionist

Number of openings: 2
Position Start Date: May 16th, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2022 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Access to reliable mode of transportation
  • Customer Service Experience
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Secondary or Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
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Job Description:

To work closely with the Wildlife Hospital Staff and Volunteers

  • Answering Busy Wildlife Center Phone Lines
  • Greeting those dropping off animals
  • Entering data into online systems
  • Educating the public over the phone

General Maintenance & Grounds

Number of openings: 2
Position Start Date: May 16th, 2022 (will vary depending on school)
Position End Date: September 5th, 2022 (Labour Day Monday)
Compensation: Minimum  Wage
Position Status: Seasonal Full Time
Position Requirements:

  • Must meet Canada Summer Job Grant Requirements (18-30 years)
  • Produce Negative Police Record Check upon hire
  • Access to reliable mode of transportation
  • Customer Service Experience
  • First Aid CPR Certificate (Valid)
  • Academic: Secondary or Post Secondary
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Must have experience with power tools
  • Must have experience with lawn equipment
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Job Description:

To help maintain the grounds of the wildlife hospital. Ensure gardens are tended, paths maintained, build enclosures

Email your Resume & Cover Letter to info@sopercreekwildlife.com; please include your desired job title in the subject line.

Due to high volume of applications, we will only be responding to those that meet the qualifications listed above. So please take the time to read through them.