Keeper for a Day

Jump into an overall, gum boots and gloves and experience what it is like to be an animal keeper!  This activity will expose you to the practical and hands on experience of animal keeping work. As a keeper for a day, you will be expected to under take the following responsibilities, together with your keeper counterpart;
  • Food preparation
  • Animal feeding
  • Cleaning of the holding facilities
  • Observation and record keeping of animal behaviors
  • Hand raising of newly confiscated animals.
  • Animal enrichment activities
  • Participate in animal health checks (if on schedule/ available), among others.
This activity is open in all animal sections. It is done on rotation to ensure that keepers for a day get value for money, time and energy spent. Contact: volunteer@uwec.ug to participate in this program.

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