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Your donation helps provide care for the nearly 240 chimpanzees with:

  • three daily meals of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • first-rate medical care
  • enrichment activities that encourage natural behaviors

Donated funds:

  • help maintain the 12 three-acre island homes
  • allow chimps space and freedom to wander to their hearts content

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Job Openings

For application instructions, please refer to the complete job descriptions below. Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Save the Chimps provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Care Technician II

The Care Technician II (CT2) position is responsible for performing highly skilled physical and mentally intensive tasks in the care and well-being of the chimpanzees. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (40 hours per weeks). A CT2 is assigned to one of five sections within the sanctuary, and works under the direct supervision of the Section Curator. A CT2 is responsible for the safe, compassionate, and efficient operation of the care needs for the chimpanzee groups. A CT2 is responsible for feeding, medicating, and observing the chimpanzees in their assigned sections.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

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Grant Writer

Save the Chimps is looking for an experienced Grant Writer to develop successful and compelling proposals as part of its overall development strategy.
This position will be responsible for researching and identifying, public, private and corporate foundation and other funding opportunities. Will work with key Save the Chimps staff to identify and prioritize fundraising needs. Will be responsible for successfully managing and building key relationships with various funders as well as drafting all proposals and required reporting.

Location: Location is flexible and can be remote.

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Certified Veterinary Technician

Save the Chimps is looking to add an additional Certified Veterinary Technician to join our growing and expanding team. We provide high quality clinical care to over 200 chimpanzees retired from laboratories, entertainment and the pet trade. We are looking for compassionate employee who is able to work both as a team member and independently. Applicants must be able to work full-time which will include one weekend day.
The following is a list of the essential functions of this position. Veterinary technical proficiency is required. Primate experience, especially chimpanzee, is highly preferred.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

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