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.

To submit an application or for any questions about open positions, please email hr@savethechimps.org.

Volunteer

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Save the Chimps. Due to our current Covid-19 protocol, we are not allowing guests, including volunteers, onsite and have therefore postponed the volunteer program until it is safe to do so. Please feel free to apply, and we will review your application once our volunteer program re-opens. We hope you understand that this is in the best interest of our chimpanzee residents who could be affected if exposed to the virus.

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Overnight Care Technician

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Overnight Care Technician is responsible for monitoring the sanctuary facilities and chimpanzees during the overnight hours, performing regular patrols of sanctuary, preparing meals and enrichment and other duties. The Overnight Care Technician works overnight in a solitary situation with minimal direct supervision. The employee performs moderately skilled tasks related to kitchen operations and is required to be fully trained and able to perform skilled tasks related to chimpanzee care and emergency situations, including but not limited to severe weather, chimpanzee escapes, chimpanzee health crises, intruders and other unforeseen, urgent situations. This full-time position works ten hour shifts on a rotating schedule of four days per week. Shift is 10:00 pm to 8:00 am.

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Welder

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Welder is part of the Facilities team which cross-supports duties for all sanctuary maintenance activities. The primary responsibility for this position is to deliver high quality welding on cages and structures to assure non-compromised safety of the chimpanzees and staff. When not actively involved in metalwork, this position will support other sanctuary maintenance actives as needed or directed by sanctuary leadership. This position requires flexibility to work as part of a diversified team while maintaining a professional and cooperative attitude.

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