Join the Team

As the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary, Chimp Haven is committed to providing more than 300 chimpanzees (most of whom were used in biomedical research) the good life — or, as we like to call it, the Chimp Life!

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The Perks

Benefits & Incentives

What can you expect as a Chimp Haven employee? (Besides 300 new chimp friends, of course.)

Health & Life Insurance

Chimp Haven pays 100% of employees’ medical and dental premiums and 20% of dependents’ premiums.


Chimp Haven automatically contributes 7% of your income even if you don’t personally contribute.

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Relocation Allowance

Available for staff who relocate from 75+ miles to work at Chimp Haven.

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Casual Dress Code

And an annual uniform allowance for animal care + facilities staff.

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Time Off

Generous paid time off for all employees + 11 paid holidays.

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Bonuses & More Perks

Opportunities for regular merit increases and referral bonuses, and perks like free Headspace memberships, employee events, and more.

Pet Wellness Program

Complimentary exams and low-cost preventative care for employees’ personal pets.

Scenic Work Environment

Located on 200 forested acres and surrounded by 10+ miles of beautiful trails for hiking, mountain biking, running, and horseback riding.

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Merch Discount

Rep the chimps with Chimp Haven merchandise, available to staff at-cost.

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Parental Leave

Two weeks paid parental leave for new parents.

Our Commitment

Chimp Haven is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions.