Job & Internships

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Current Vacancies


Chef de Partie Wanted (Full-Time, Permanent Position)

As Chef De Partie (CDP) you are responsible for supporting the Head Chef in our busy kitchen, delivering consistently high-quality food and exceptional service. Responsible for Breakfast being delivered to the highest standards, you’ll have no problem working unsupervised and controlling the service staff.

For further information and details of how to apply, please click here.

Closing Date: Friday 17th July 2020 @ 5pm

Retail Supervisor Wanted (Permanent, Part-Time 25 hours per week)

The Big Cat Sanctuary is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the team as a Retail Supervisor, to lead our Retail Team and run our dedicated BCS shop (as well as organise pop-up outlets for special events and peak-times).

Working in Retail is an important part of raising the funds we need to successfully run our business, whilst delivering an exceptional service for our guests. Directly interacting with our customers, our retail team is in a key position to inform our customers what amazing work we are doing as an organisation.

As the Retail Supervisor, you’ll have strong leadership skills and will have been responsible for a retail operation previously. You’ll love being a positive role model and will naturally inspire people to deliver exceptional customer service and to exceed targets.

For further information and details of how to apply, please click here

Closing Date: Sunday 12th July 2020 @ 5pm


We are currently recruiting for voluntary internships for a period of 6-12 months, working predominantly with our keeping team. Ideally, we are looking for our interns to start in either September 2020 or March 2021.

All internships are offered on a voluntary basis and are therefore unpaid, although on-site subsidised accommodation can be provided, if required. Please note, the Big Cat Sanctuary is not accessible by public transport.

For further details and info on how to apply, please click here

Closing Date: Sunday 19th July 2020 @ 5pm