Sunday, October 16, 2016

Volunteers Needed!


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The Amphibian Foundation is moving to our new location at Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead and need help! We are looking to fill a few volunteer positions for people interested in working with amphibians and reptiles, conservation, education and outreach.

This is an opportunity to work with a passionate team working on several active conservation projects.

For more information, please see our website: amphibianfoundation.org

Available Volunteer Positions, Fall 2016 - Winter 2017 

1) General Husbandry Assistant (Multiple Positions Available) (1 - 2 days/week | 2 - 3 hours/shift) Assist in the care of the living herpetological collection of The Amphibian Foundation. Over 200 live frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards, snakes and invertebrates. Assist with their husbandry (feeding, cleaning, enclosure design and care) as well as culturing invertebrates for growing live food. Volunteers will be trained to monitor health, collect data and assist experts and veterinarians. 

2) MAAMP Assistant (1 - 2 days/week | 2 - 3 hours/shift) Assist with the development of the Metro Atlanta Amphibian Monitoring Program (maamp.us). Work with Program Manager to write and send emails to connect participants, administer identification quizzes, asses field sites and maintain website. CMS web experience preferred, but not necessary. 

3) Education and Outreach Assistant(s) (Schedule TBD) Assist with the many education and outreach events in and around the Atlanta area. Events such as Open Houses, Reptile Days, Georgia Reptile Experience, Repticon as well as Critter Camp and Critter Club (critter-camp.org). 

If interested in any of the above positions, please contact The Amphibian Foundation: email: info@amphibianfoundation.org 

phone: 5627 RIBBIT | 562 774 2248 

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