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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif">BC SPCA Wild ARC Summer Practicum Program is now accepting applications for 2017 –  <u>The application deadline is March 1, 2017.</u><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">The BC SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center (Wild ARC) just outside of Victoria BC is currently recruiting for its Summer Practicum Program. These two-month voluntary positions allow practicum participants to gain hands-on experience with Vancouver Island's diverse wildlife species including deer fawns, raccoons, squirrels, songbirds and raptors. This position is a valuable learning opportunity for anyone pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, environmental, natural resource, or animal welfare studies.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif"> Practicums can be completed as part of an educational requirement, or to receive a Practicum Certificate through the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">Interested applicants can find further information regarding our center at </span><a href="http://www.spca.bc.ca/branches/wild-arc/volunteer/wild-arc-practicums.html" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">www.wildarc.com</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">, and view the attached PDF for practicum details. <u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">Applications close March 1, 2017</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">.<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:rgb(223,193,67)">BC</span></b><b><span style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"> </span></b><b><span style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:rgb(60,69,134)">SPCA Wild ARC (Animal Rehabilitation Centre)</span></b><span style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><br>1020 Malloch Road<br>Victoria BC V9C 4G9<br>Hotline: <a href="tel:(855)%20622-7722" value="+18556227722" target="_blank">1.855.622.7722</a><br>Wild ARC Facility: <a href="tel:(250)%20478-9453" value="+12504789453" target="_blank">250.478.9453</a><br></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><a href="mailto:kmarks@spca.bc.ca" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11pt;color:blue">hschmitt@spca.bc.ca</span></a></span><span style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"> • </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><a href="http://www.wildarc.com/" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11pt;color:blue">www.<wbr>wildarc.com</span></a></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><br> </span><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><br></span></i><a href="https://secure3.convio.net/bcspca/site/SSurvey;jsessionid=ADCF8B944F1E64135BE004B9AE495BA9.app350b?SURVEY_ID=3060&ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&AddInterest=1341&__utma=79048150.461364729.1466009816.1478563386.1479236391.224&__utmb=79048150.2.10.1479236391&__utmc=79048150&__utmx=-&__utmz=79048150.1478479402.221.39.utmcsr=homepage%7Cutmccn=prevention%7Cutmcmd=large-banner%7Cutmcct=nov-2016&__utmv=-&__utmk=162989050" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:10pt;text-decoration:none;font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:black"><img id="gmail-m_-8409067704016465579Picture_x0020_2" border="0" alt="WildSense-Signature-graphic" src="cid:DFASPICBFXCJ.IMAGE_1.jpeg" width="343" height="72"></span></a><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:black"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black">OUR MISSION: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia.</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"trebuchet ms",sans-serif;color:black"><br><br>The BC SPCA is a not-for-profit organization reliant on donations from the public.<br>Charitable Tax # BN 11881 9036 RR0001<br><br></span></p></div></div></div>
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