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Lee County Domestic Animal Services

County: Lee
Categories Animals
Details: Lee County Domestic Animal Services provides animal control services throughout Lee County and operates an animal shelter to house stray and abandoned domestic animals. It also administers low-cost spay/neuter programs,a community pet pantry, Animal Care Trust Fund, and an adoption program.
Job Description: Volunteers can participate in any or all of the following:

Provide assistance in the kennel and cat room assisting potential adopters in selecting a pet; cleaning kennels, cages and litter pans.

Provide exercise for dogs and socialization for both dogs and cats. The extra attention calms the animals and eases their tension, which makes them more adoptable.

Provide assistance at specific events such as Pet and Safety Fairs, or events where volunteers are needed to man a booth and hand out information and answer questions.

Provide assistance with fundraising for programs through Lee County’s Animal Care Trust.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Ria Brown
5600 Banner Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Fax: (239) 277-7387
Phone: (239) 533-9202
Email: rbrown3@leegov.com
Website: http://www.LeeLostPets.com
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Additional Information: Volunteers must come in for an interview and once offered an opportunity to volunteer must complete a background check and attend an orientation prior to beginning volunteer services. All volunteers are required to attend animal handling training before any direct contact with animals. Sixteen hours per month for a minimum for six months is required. More information is available on Animal Services website, www.LeeLostPets.com.

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