Have you always wondered what it is like to work at Seal Rescue Ireland? Do you or your child aspire to work in the field of Wildlife Rescue?

RESCUER FOR A DAY

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We offer a unique opportunity to become part of the team for the day at Seal Rescue Ireland. Sign up for our "Seal Rescuer For A Day" program for a special behind the scenes experience which may include activities such as: 

  • Feeding the seals (guaranteed)
  • Food Preparation
  • Fish Break Out
  • Helping Clean the Seal Enclosures
  • Hands on animal care expereince 
  • Learn each pup's story
  • Up close photo opportunities of the seals

 

The program runs from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you are interested in this program please confirm your desired start date at least two weeks in advance. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult and children must be 10 or older. There are no physical requirements for this position since the program will be adjusted accordingly to fit everyone's capabilities.  

TO SIGN UP PLEASE CONTACT US AT:  volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

 ****Weekends fill up fast so please book a month in advance for weekend spots. We only take on 4 'Rescuers For A Day' each day (larger groups or families may be considered). 

 

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PROGRAM PRICES: 

  • One Rescuer: €50 
  • Two Rescuers: €90
  • Three Rescuers: €130
  • Four Rescuers: €160

Once your dates are confirmed please finalise payment below at least 2 weeks prior to reserve your booking. Once we receive payment you will receive information about what to bring to prepare for your day!

Program Options:
Name/Age of Rescuer(s):
Date of Program:

Booking fee is non-refundable if cancelled within two weeks of program date, and cancellation fees apply if cancelled prior to the two weeks. 

 

SRI Experience

The “SRI Experience” is a part time programme that gives volunteers the opportunity to work alongside our animal care staff and take part in our exciting marine mammal rehabilitation work! Please confirm your desired start date at least one week in advance so that our staff can make arrangements.

Activities include:

  • Assisting in feeding and daily care of the SRI’s rehabilitation animals

  • Routine cleaning of enclosures and work areas

  • Daily animal diet preparations

  • Maintain and update medical records

  • Learning and practicing hygiene protocols

  • Assisting with groundskeeping and/or basic maintenance of the facility

  • Potentially assisting with releases and other special events

  • (Optional) Taking part in education tours and programmes

  • (Optional) Assisting with fundraisers

Program Options:
Name/Age of Rescuer(s):
Date of Program:

Programme Duration:

  • 2 days - 4 weeks

Programme Price:

  • Single: €150

  • For two: €275

TO SIGN UP PLEASE CONTACT US AT:  volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

 

The Advanced SRI Experience

The “Advanced SRI Experience” is a full time programme for a minimum of 1 month, aimed at those looking to gain experience working in a wildlife rehabilitation centre but are unable to commit to a 12 week internship. As a longer term volunteer, you will have the opportunity to get more in depth learning and responsibility. Please confirm your desired start date with us at least one week in advance so that our staff can make arrangements.

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Activities Include:

  • Routine cleaning of enclosures and work areas

  • Daily animal diet preparations

  • Assist in the care and maintenance of the Centre’s rehabilitation animals (i.e. feeding, medical treatment, daily care

  • Assisting animal rescue, rehabilitation and releases

  • Assisting with clinic and quarantine area stock and preparation for receiving animals

  • Maintain and update medical records

  • Provide assistance to the managers and rehabilitation staff as needed

  • Assisting with fundraisers and educational events

  • Taking part in education tours and programmes

  • Learn and practice hygiene protocols

 

*Please let us know if you have any additional skills or interests that you would like to contribute! We have a diverse set of tasks from maintenance and construction to marketing and fundraising- which means there are endless opportunities to put different skill sets to use!

TO SIGN UP PLEASE CONTACT US AT:  volunteer@sealrescueireland.org

Program Options:
Name/Age of Rescuer(s):
Date of Program:

Programme Duration:

4 - 12 weeks


Programme Price:

€100

 

 
 
 
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