Property Care Volunteer
Property care volunteers are great for individuals who enjoy landscaping, gardening, and general maintenance. As a property care volunteer, you will play a valuable role in making Primates Inc. sanctuary grounds a beautiful and welcoming place for human and non-human primates. You will be assisting the gardener, maintenance staff or working independently depending on skills.
Off-site volunteer roles are perfect for individuals who are unable to make a regular time commitment but want to contribute to the sanctuary. After getting direction from a Primates Inc. volunteer coordinator, you will be able to create exciting enrichment, collect produce donations, distribute and manage donation boxes, initiate your own fundraiser, or implement a fundraiser already designed.
Special Event Volunteers
Special event volunteers play a vital role in our ability to do community outreach while raising much needed funds for our monkeys. Primates Inc. strives to continuously outreach and participate in local community events. In order to do this, we need volunteers who are willing to assist with the set up and tear down of our booth, handle merchandise sales, and familiarize themselves with talking points to help raise awareness and funds for our sanctuary. This position is also open to independently scheduled events by the volunteers after collaborating with the volunteer coordinator.
Administrative volunteers are also able to work off site, and assist the Executive Director in researching funding resources, editing documents, and writing topic summaries.
Animal Care Volunteer
Animal care volunteers have the opportunity to assist primate caregiving staff with animal care and husbandry tasks such as preparing meals, cleaning enclosures, creating enrichment, and ensuring the monkeys are enjoying their retirement.
Behavioral Research Volunteer
Behavioral research volunteers have a unique opportunity to participate in an ongoing behavioral study aimed at monitoring the monkeys long term well-being as they adjust to sanctuary life. You will be trained to recognize many different primate behaviors and record and input behavioral data.
Volunteering professionals are for professionals who would like to provide their skills to contribute to the sanctuary. We welcome the help of professionals in a number of fields such as landscaping, technicians, lawyers, plumbers, mechanics, arborists, artists, painters, carpenters, journalists etc; We may considering increasing their involvement by becoming a member of our advisory board.