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Animal Care Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: Sandoway Discovery Center

  • 532 people are interested
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Love animals? We need help feeding, changing waters, and cleaning cages for all of our educational animals. We have a variety of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Animal care volunteers will also be responsible for guest interactions and education. Must love animals and be willing to put in 1-3 hours per week and work independently.

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About Sandoway Discovery Center

Location:

142 S Ocean blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483, US

Mission Statement

At Sandoway Discovery Center, we care about our community and the state of our environment. It is our mission to: Create... The best experience for our visitors, our staff and our animals as a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting a nature center in a historic beachfront setting. Provide... The community with a unique living history experience with a focus on preserving our coastal and marine habitats. Connect... Visitors of all ages to our history and our natural world to encourage everyone to protect Floridas’ delicate ecosystems for the health and well-being of our planet.

Description

The Sandoway Discovery Center is located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Florida.

The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and preserved as a unique Nature Center now home to native plants, live animals, and a world class shell collection.

The Center offers a glimpse into South Florida's fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs.

Educational programs are offered to the public at Sandoway including: Shark Feedings, Guided Historic Tours, Nature Walks, Stingray feedings and special events such as Earth Day.

We host guest speakers on environmental topics and teach exciting nature programs to all ages! Admission is $5 per-person everyone three years of age and above.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
Environment
Animals, Children & Youth, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

142 s ocean blvddelray beachdelray beach, FL 33483

(26.45827,-80.05936)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Aquarium Maintenance
  • Environmental Science
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per week
  • NO COURT ORDERED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS PROVIDED

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