Are you an animal lover who doesn’t mind getting your hands dirty? Perfect!

Kowiachobee Animal Preserve is looking for responsible, dependable volunteers to join our dedicated team. There are a variety of different areas to help in & dozens of ways to get involved. From feeding and cleaning to exhibit maintenance to building new enclosures to helping with off site events…
the list goes on & on!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Animal Care

Daily; mornings (daily animal care starts at 9am)
General on-site help includes feeding, cleaning, & general care for our property’s numerous full time animal residents. Our animal care team gets the most hands on interaction with our unique variety of critters, so if you’re an animal lover looking to get your animal “fix”, then this is definitely the place for you!

Office & Administration Help
Mornings (specific hours are flexible)
General office work including filing, data entry, assisting with grants, newsletters, mailings, general office organization, etc. This volunteer position works closely with Co-Founder, Grace Slaby.

Grant Writing

Set your own hours & even work from home. Funding is always a challenge in the non-profit world & we are always  in great need of grant writing assistance. No experience needed.

However, experienced grant writers are greatly needed at this time; contact us for details.

Fundraiser & Marketing Assistance

Set your own hours & even work from home. We are always on the look out for dedicated volunteers willing to put in the time, energy, & effort it takes to help with various fundraising projects & campaigns. Contact us for details.

Friday Mornings (specific hours are flexible)
Pick up & delivery of produce; pick up & delivery of other animal supplies as needed.

Contractors & Building
We are always looking for construction help for property improvements – this includes new enclosure building projects & maintenance repairs of existing structures. (Hours are flexible)

Volunteer Requirements

  • You must be at least 18 years old (some exceptions apply; contact us for details)
  • You must have reliable transportation
  • If interested in helping with our animal care department, you must be able to start at 9am

Interested in volunteering? Fantastic! 

Contact us at (239) 352-5387 or fill out our contact form here.