This exciting event, sponsored by the RSPCA Gold Coast and Hinterland Branch, gives individuals and school students an insight into working with animals. Experts will outline the opportunities, explain potential career paths, and advise on subject choice and educational courses.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary staff and volunteers will be available to discuss a variety of careers in animal welfare. Individuals and students will have the opportunity to enrol in Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary courses and some volunteer programs. There will also be workshops and lectures by experts from various organisations including Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, the RSPCA, Universities, TAFES and the Animal Welfare League.
- Registration fee paid on arrival on the day
- Open to public and school group bookings
The event will be held at the Village Green- on the corner of Tomewin and Teemangum Streets, Currumbin. Discounted entry into the remainder of the park has been provided for Careers Day attendees only.
Optional Extra – Behind the Scenes Tour (30mins)
Get behind closed doors and see the hard work happening behind the scenes at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. You’ll take a guided tour of our food preparation area and Wildlife Hospital. Behind the Scenes Tours will run every hour. Please see the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary tent on arrival for bookings. Get in early to avoid disappointment.
Optional Extra – Animal Encounter (30mins)
Find out more about some of Australia’s iconic animals. You will have the opportunity to meet the keepers of two of the following animals: yellow-tailed black cockatoo, barking owl, echidna and a python. You’ll get up close and personal and even get hands-on!