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Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

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A minimum of 8 hours a week is required to Volunteer. We need caregivers 7 days a week.
In Animal Care, you will be preparing food and feeding the animals in the area that you are assigned to. The animals in each area have their own specific food requirements. You may be responsible for cleaning enclosures and talking with the animals so they have human interaction. This position is extremely rewarding for both you and the animals.
If you are sick, not feeling well or think you have been exposed to Covid, you need to stay home. We cannot endanger/expose the animals.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    Available Days and times may vary. But once you are on a schedule, we like to be consistent
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc.

Location:

4600 Alt. 19, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, US

Mission Statement

The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc. is a federally recognized nonprofit organization (501c3), dedicated to zoological education and the care of aging and abused non-human primates and other displaced animals. The Sanctuary is one of the largest Animal, Children and Senior programs in N. Pinellas County.

Description

The Sanctuary started back in 1954. We provide a retirement home for aged, domesticated, exotic animals that would not survive in the wild. Each resident has their own unique story and history. They are family to us. Our residents are treated with dignity for the remainder of their lives. They have customized for care for each of their specific needs.
Our short-term goal is to raise money to complete the renovation of the Modular buildings on our property:
1. Emergency Medical Clinic for the Animals
2. Education Center for Community Awareness for Children, Adults, Seniors, Veterans and their families, etc.
3. Welcome center and gift shop
4. After school program for school age children
Currently, we participate in several Community programs, including Juvenile Arbitration and Court Ordered Community Service. We also participate in several education programs within local areas schools, including Bright Futures, etc

Animals
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

4600 Alt 19Palm HarborPalm Harbor, FL 34683

(28.11823,-82.76353)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Veterinary
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We require a minimum of 8 hours/week. We would take as many hours over that, as you are able to provide.
  • Responsible and dependable. Consistency is critical. The animals get to know you. They look forward to seeing you on your regularly scheduled days. They depend on you for their feedings and enrichment. You are an important part of their lives.

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