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Your donation helps provide care for the nearly 250 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 is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Associate Veterinarian

The Associate Veterinarian works closely with the Director of Veterinary Services to provide nearly 250 chimpanzees with high quality veterinary care through a combination of a comprehensive preventative health program, daily monitoring, and advanced diagnostics.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL
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Care Technician I

The Care Technician 1 (CT1) position is responsible for performing moderately skilled labor –intensive tasks in the care and well-being of the chimpanzees. A CT1 cleans indoor and outdoor areas of the chimpanzee buildings, washes and hangs laundry, cleans toys, distributes enrichment, checks locks, and may be required to give medications to the chimpanzees. A CT1 also assists with monitoring the chimpanzees’ health and wellbeing, preparing meals and enrichment, and cleaning food preparation and storage areas.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Pay: $13-$15 per hour

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Director of Veterinary Services

The Director of Veterinary Services is primarily responsible for overseeing the effective functioning of the veterinary department and for ensuring that the medical care needs of our nearly 250 resident chimpanzees are adequately met.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

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Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be central to the daily functions of Save the Chimps’ senior leadership team, completing tasks that will ensure smooth operations and providing project support across each program area. The Executive Assistant will be the primary administrative support person for the Executive Director and the Chief Development Officer, while also serving as liaison to the Board of Directors.

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

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Save the Chimps
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 12220
Fort Pierce, FL 34979

Phone: 772.429.0403
Fax: 772.461.7147