Animal Care - Outshelter Opossums


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3400 SE 15th Street(you will be caring for them at your home)Gainesville, FL 32641

About

Opossums are another unique patient that is admitted to the Center. They need extra attention and specialized care. Baby opossums are cared for by our volunteers in their homes until they are ready to go to a release cage.

You will provide

an isolated room that only you enter to care for the babies.

Food and supplies

scheduled hand feedings based on the age of the babies. (usually every 3 hrs until they are self feeding 2x/day)

maintain the incubators and specialiazed housing for the babies and young opossums.


Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hrs/day
  • live w/i 20 mi of Gainesville

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