Now accepting applications for 2018 Interns.

Our internship will provide an individual with a meaningful educational experience; to care for and connect with rescued farmed animals, work side-by-side with the co-founders, and be a part of a compassionate community. Additionally, individuals will be a vital part of moving PEAK’s mission and vision forward.

Internships at new location 35 min. west of Bloomington, IN.

CANDIDATE MUST BE willing to promote the mission and vision of Uplands PEAK.

  • 35 – 45 hours per week
  • On-site housing provide, commuting is acceptable
  •  Lunch provided during work days, intern responsible for all other meals
  • Internships available March – December
  • Weekend work required
  • Transportation not required while at sanctuary
  • Interns are required to be vegan while on the Sanctuary grounds. No use of products or by-products that come from an animal. This includes; meat, dairy, eggs, honey, leather, wool, etc
  • Must be 18 years or older

Duties

  • Animal feeding and watering
  • Stall and habitat cleaning and enrichment
  • Assisting with animal health checks
  • Animal monitoring for special needs animals
  • Assist with property management; compost, mowing and/or weed eating
  • Special building care projects as they arise

Requirements

  • Ability to work in ALL weather conditions
  • Sharp observation and animal behavior skills.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and follow-through with animal care schedule
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Willingness and flexibility to various tasks and schedule changes
  • Commitment to PEAK’s mission, vision, and animal care policies

Benefits

  • Acquiring in-depth knowledge of farmed animal care
  • Interacting  and connecting with shelter animal residents
  • Working with like-minded and committed activists
  • Contributing to rescuing and making a difference for farmed animals
  • Beneficial experience for future employment and life
  • Access to  40+acres of woods with a  full of a variety of wildlife

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assist with writing and editing content for the website, social media, and press materials.
  • Assist the Marketing & Communications Manager with marketing and media relations initiatives as needed.
  • Provide special event help as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Photography skills are plus.
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube preferred.
  • Word and Excel proficiency preferred.
  • General knowledge of business practices (ability to compose a proper letter, good phone manners, etc.).
  • Commitment to Uplands PEAK organizational programs and goals.
  • Flexibility and openness to a multitude of tasks.

Specifications:

  • Volunteer commitment of 35-40 hours per week.
  • Weekends and holidays may be required.
  • Two-month minimum commitment. required.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to learn more about non-profit administration and business practices.
  • Working with like-minded and committed animal activists.
  • Gain experience beneficial for future employment and life.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed.
  • Assist with membership/donation acknowledgments.
  • Run errands and make post office runs as needed.
  • Assist with on- or off-site events as needed (might include evening or weekend hours).
  • Assist with other administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • General customer service and sales skills.
  • General knowledge of business practices (ability to compose a proper letter, good phone manners, etc.).
  • Commitment to Uplands PEAK organizational programs and goals.
  • Flexibility and openness to a multitude of tasks.

Specifications:

  • Volunteer commitment of 20-40 hours per week.
  • Must be willing to help on weekends and be flexible to help with some evening hours.
  • Two-month minimum commitment preferred.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to learn more about non-profit administration and business practices.
  • Working with like-minded and committed animal activists.
  • Gain experience beneficial for future employment.
Email resume to: information@uplandspeak.org
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