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Irish Seal Sanctuary, Ireland

Description:

The Irish Seal Sanctuary is Ireland’s only full-time, 24 hour, wildlife rescue - rehabilitation facility. It provides a service for the entire country and is sustained entirely by voluntary effort and in field conditions. The Sanctuary currently deals with more than 1,000 telephone calls per year reporting injured or distressed seals.

Species:

Marine mammals, primarily pinnipeds, mainly the Grey Seal and the Harbour Seal.

Habitat:

Irish coastline.

Location:

North County Dublin, Ireland.

Travel:

From Dublin there is no public transport to the Sanctuary itself. Pick up can be arranged n Dublin.

Duration:

3 - 6 months

Min. 3 months.

Period:

May - February.

Long Term:

Suitable volunteers may be able to stay for 10 months.

Volunteers Age:

ND

Qualifications:

Ability to work as part of a team. A driving license is essential. Volunteers must be fit. Training will be given. Veterinary experience useful but no essential.

Work:

Duties include cleaning seal pens, preparing food for the seals, force feeding sick pups, record keeping, general maintenance and seal rescues – collecting sick seals from the country, and releasing them back into the wild.

Language(s):

English.

Accommodation:

Small shared apartment.

Cost:

Food and accommodation are provided free of charge. Volunteers must arrange their own transport to the ISS from their own country.

Application:

Volunteer application form available from the website.

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Project valid until:

31/12/2015

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Organisation details

Name:

Irish Seal Sanctuary

Country of Head Office:

Ireland

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