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.  


At this time, we ask that anyone interested in volunteering is able to commit to at least two shifts per month and at least 3 hours per shift. 

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

We are also looking for a volunteer coordinator. This 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. 

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.


Please fill out this form if you're interested in becoming a regular volunteer. We will contact you as soon as possible about setting up an orientation. PLEASE NOTE: We are currently suspending all volunteer orientations due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates. 


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Do you have a question or request? Send an email and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible. But first! Please check out of FAQ to see if your question has already been answered. 


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