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Lee County Animal Services

County: Lee
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Animals
Details: Lee County 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, educational initiatives, adoption program and rabies and bite case control programs.
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; feeding animals; and 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 off-site adoptions (i.e., PETsMART, Pet Fairs, etc.) assisting potential adopters in selecting a pet, handing out information and answering questions, walking dogs, feeding cats, and changing litter pans. 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 Countys Animal Care Trust.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime, Weekdays evenings
Primary Contact: Ms. Ria Brown
5600 Banner Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Fax: 239.432.2118
Phone: 239.432.2090 241
Email: animalservices@leegov.com
Website: http://www.LeeLostPets.com
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Additional Information: Volunteers must attend an orientation prior to beginning volunteer services. All volunteers (except those only volunteering for special events) are required to attend animal handling training as well before beginning volunteer service. More information and times for orientation and training are available on Animal Services website, www.LeeLostPets.com.

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