Are you interested in creating lasting friendships and learning valuable skills? Volunteer with us! We promise your time with us will be a unique and rewarding experience. Our needs are many and we depend on compassionate and dependable volunteers to help us make sure every resident is healthy and happy. Become a part of our team and feel good knowing you are also a part of changing history.  


General Volunteer Staff: We are looking for hardworking people who can commit to two 4 hour shifts a month. Duties include cleaning stalls, filling waters, special projects, basic animal care tasks, and enrichment. 


Digital Marketing Assistant: We are currently looking for someone to help with digital marketing. Must have graphic design/online advertising/social media experience. Projects will include creating graphics and videos and posting on our social media channels. Can be done remotely. 

Communications Specialist: This volunteer position will be in charge of writing blogs for the website, creating and sending twice-monthly emails to our supporters, and updating our monthly donors via Patreon a few times a month. Can be done remotely. 

Development Assistant: This volunteer position would help maintain donor database, help with donor services (such as acknowledgment and monthly updates), and research and implement fundraising events. 

Volunteer Coordinator:  volunteer position would train all new volunteers, manage volunteer schedule, keeping volunteers informed of any changes, and implementing a volunteer appreciation program. This position will require 10+ hours a month. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please email info@lighthousefarmsanctuary.org with your preferred volunteer job in the title. 

Volunteer FAQ

What are typical volunteer tasks?

A general volunteer shift will entail all or some of the following tasks: mucking out stalls and barns, cleaning and refilling water receptacles, general maintenance such as fencing mending etc., and providing companionship and enrichment for our rescued friends.

Age restrictions?

Due to legal and liability reasons, you must be at least 14 years of age to become a volunteer. Also, anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to accompany them on their volunteer shifts.

Are their time requirments?

Yes. We ask that anyone interested in becoming a volunteer can commit to at least 2 shifts per month at 3 hours per shift.

What should I do to prepare for my volunteer shift?

Make sure to wear sturdy shoes (no open-toed shoes allowed), wear layers and bring work gloves if you have them. Also remember sunscreen in the summer and lot's of water!

Can I bring my dog companion?

As much as we love dogs, we do not allow them at the sanctuary in order to protect the rescued animals who live here. Please leave your furry friends at home.

Can I bring a lunch?

Yes! We encourage you to bring a lunch during your volunteer shift. However, all food brought onto the sanctuary grounds must be vegan - no meat, eggs, or dairy out of respect for the rescued animals who live here.