Volunteer “Spot” Light
Volunteer- to do charitable or helpful work without receiving pay for it.
This is the definition of volunteer. What the definition does not include is passion, commitment, loyalty and an absolute love for what you do. This is the definition of a Big Cat Rescue Volunteer.
We have over 100 people who volunteer in different capacities. They clean enclosures, rake, landscape, paint, give tours, help in our gift shop, write letters to help change laws, educate the public about animals in the wild and in captivity, – all this, while keeping our guests comfortable and happy. I would like you to meet some of our volunteers who commit their time and energy to Big Cat Rescue. How many married couples do you know, who share the same passion and volunteer together?
Meet Our Married Volunteers
Back row- Matt, Jenn, Howie, Carole, Rod, Heather, Steve, Barb
Front- Darren, Jen, Denny, Susan, Jeff, Colleen, Beth-Ann, Rich, Marie, Joel
They all agreed that their decision to volunteer at Big Cat Rescue was easy. They share a love for animals.
Quotes from some of our couples
Jenn and Matt – “We get to go home and not complain about work, but talk about our day with the cats.”
Barb and Steve – “Sometimes life takes us in different directions, and this brings us together.”
Rod and Heather – “Both of us felt we could give back to a place that made our wedding so perfect.”
** Rod and Heather were married at Big Cat Rescue. For info on weddings email Weddings@bigcatrescue.org
To learn more about volunteering email Dennis.Mitchell@bigcatrescue.org
“NEVER DOUBT THAT A SMALL GROUP OF COMMITTED PEOPLE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. INDEED IT IS THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS.”
Article by Barbara
Volunteer Senior Keeper
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