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The Wildlife Keeper Assistants core daily tasks include: preparing food, assisting with feeding, washing up, cleaning, raking, sweeping, hosing and refurbishing the animal enclosures. This is a physically demanding role with lots of walking and cleaning of enclosures and associated grounds. The volunteer should have a high level of physical fitness in order to be able to undertake this role. The volunteer must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and be on their feet for 8 hours. The rounds that the volunteer can work on include: 3 Mammal rounds, 2 Bird rounds, Reptile round, Lost Valley Precinct, Presentations & Animal Training Department, Wildlife Experiences round, Koala round and Education Department. Please note the Reptile round and Education Department are only open to current volunteers with 6 months experience. If you are a good match for the role, arrangements will be made for you to attend four trial shifts with the Wildlife team, so you can find out about the role first-hand and also be assessed on your suitability. Placements within any Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary volunteer program are limited and no guarantee of acceptance will be given. Thank you for understanding that in order to protect both our animals and sanctuary operations, only people who meet the selection criteria and program requirements can be accepted into the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary volunteer programs. Volunteer Days available: Monday - Sunday. 8 hour shift with some shorter shifts available. Shift times vary between the hours of6.30am - 4.00pm.