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Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education, & Experience Center, Inc.

County: Collier, Lee
Categories Computer/Technology
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Details: Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center is a unique facility providing santuary to unwanted and neglected exotic animals. Since these animals can not be released into the wild the majority of them make our sanctuary their "forever home". Our focus is not only to care for the animals but to educate and offer the community an understanding and appreciation for animals and how they ours have come to be in the situation which they are. Volunteers are encouraged to interact with the resident animals while learning about them, each of them are unique in their own way.
Job Description: Shy Wolf Sanctuary is a Florida nonprofit 501-C-3 that needs assistance in various areas of operational aspects including but not limited to: animal care, fundraising, grants, habitat development, educational program development, public relations, and marketing. A chance to think outside the box exists in helping us move to the next level. We are currently in the beginning phases of creating a "green facility" to move to so we may expand our rescue efforts. With this said, a lot of help is needed in engineering, planning and development, public relations, fundraising, and much more!
You amy choose to volunteer on-site working firectly with the animals (yes, you will get dirty) or you can work remotely on different projects. Again, we have an array of which we need assistance.
If you have a group project for Civic Engagement we can assist with that as well. Please contact our Education Coordinator at
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Sue Stefanelli
1161 27th Street NW
Naples, FL 34117
Phone: (239) 370-3211
Alt Phone: (855) 749-9653
Secondary Contact: Shy Wolf
Phone: (855) 749-9653
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: Discount on Shy Wolf Sanctuary T-shirts. Admittance to the Sanctuary is always free and welcome our volunteers to invite their friends and family, when permitted.
Additional Information: To become a volunteer we have a few documents that need to be filled out and notarized. You can find these documents in PDF format located on our website at

Once the forms are completed contact the Volunteer Coordinator at to schedule your orientation date. All required forms can be turned in on the first day of orientation. Please make sure that all forms are completely filled out and notarized prior to arrival. We cannot accept incomplete forms due to liability purposes.

Our volunteer schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (closed Tuesday and Thursday). We ask volunteers to arrive between 8a.m. and 8:30a.m. There is no set time to when we finish, it is based upon when the jobs are complete, which is usually by 2p.m.. You do not have to stay the entire time if your schedule does not permit.

Thank you for your interest in Shy Wolf Sanctuary!

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