Seal Rescue Ireland
Focus: Conservation and Marine biology.
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We are a seal rescue centre for the entire coast of Ireland and annually rescue seals from Sligo, Clare, Kerry, Galway, Donegal, Dublin, Wexford, Waterford, Louth, Meath, Mayo, Wicklow, and Leitrim. We also rescue Otters and other wildlife in need. We are a not for profit organisation run by volunteers from Ireland and around the world.
Costs & Benefits
Volunteers are the backbone of the Seal Rescue Centre. Volunteers help rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured seal pups return them to the wild; educate the public about seals in Ireland and their ocean environment; Gain knowledge and responsibility and take home unforgettable memories!
THERE ARE A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT WAYS TO VOLUNTEER. HERE ARE THE OPENINGS WE CURRENTLY HAVE AVAILABLE:
Internship Positions (minimum commitment of 12 weeks)
Local Animal Care Volunteers (minimum commitment of 4 hours a week for 6 months)
Tour Guides (minimum commitment of 4 hours a week)
Education, Events, and Fundraising Volunteers (no minimum commitment- called as needed)
Rescue Network Volunteer (positions available all over the country)
Maintenance Person (no minimum commitment - called as needed)
Assistant Manager (volunteer position- full time for 5-6 months)
Volunteer Coordinator Position (volunteer Position - minimum commitment of 10hrs/week)
The Seal Rescue Centre is completely volunteer run and relies on passionate people from all around Ireland and even the world to give up their time to come to Ireland to care for the seal pups in need. With their dedication and hard work our rescue centre has been able to rescue wildlife that would otherwise not survive.
We offer several seasonal internships. We require a minimum of 12 weeks commitment for our internship positions & we expect our interns to be passionate and self motivated as the days are long, sometimes 9 -12 hours and the work is tiring and dirty! For non-local interns, we have housing options available at €85 a week. This includes a bed in a shared room and food.
Volunteers aged 18 years old and over
Courtown Seal Rescue Centre
Courtown Harbour, Gorey
Tel: 053 942 4980
Location:Co. Wexford Ireland
Average cost per day:£10
Focus: Conservation and Marine biology
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old