Volunteer

Interested in volunteering with Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge? We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available that require no training or orientations. Browse some of our upcoming opportunities in the calendar below, and scroll down for additional ongoing volunteer opportunities at the Refuge.

september, 2021

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26sep9:00 am- 1:00 pmCow House Work Days

26sep9:00 am- 12:30 pmAnimal House Cleaning

 

ANIMAL HOUSE CLEANING

DESCRIPTION:

Here at the Refuge we strive to give our residents beautiful and clean dwellings and we need your help to make it happen. The Refuge is looking for volunteers to keep our residents’ homes nice and clean every week. Animal house cleaning is one of the best ways to meet other Refuge lovin’ folk in the community and interact with our residents.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-Cleaning can get messy so make sure to wear appropriate shoes (boots) and attire.  

-We welcome people ages 18 and up and children ages 10 and up who volunteer alongside a parent or legal guardian.

-No experience or previous volunteer work is necessary.

SIGN UP:

Sign up for animal house cleaning here.

 

GENERAL VOLUNTEERING

DESCRIPTION:

Join us for daily shifts to help us feed animals, run laundry, clean animal living spaces, and other essential tasks to keep our sanctuary running.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-We welcome people ages 18 and up and children ages 10 and up who volunteer alongside a parent or legal guardian.

-No experience or previous volunteer work is necessary.

SIGN UP:

View the general volunteering online calendar and sign up here.

 

GARDENING AT THE REFUGE

DESCRIPTION:

Help keep our plants happy so that our animals are happy! Volunteering involves lots of watering. We also need help with some weeding, planting, fertilizing, mowing and mulching.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-We welcome people ages 18 and up and children ages 10 and up who volunteer alongside a parent or legal guardian.

-No experience or previous volunteer work is necessary.

SIGN UP:

View the gardening online calendar and sign up here.

 

SANCTUARY PROJECTS

DESCRIPTION:

Lend a hand at the sanctuary and get to know our animal residents. Activities include laundry, treat feeding, socialization, cleaning, and organizing.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-you must commit to a minimum of 1 year volunteering

-you must commit to a minimum of 1 volunteer shift per month

-you must be 18 years or older, or between 14 and 18 years old and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

SIGN UP: 

View the Sanctuary Projects online calendar and sign up here.

 

ANIMAL CARE

DESCRIPTION:

Assist in the daily care of our residents including feeding, watering, cleaning projects, enrichment and socialization.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-you must submit an application and attend an orientation before starting

-you must commit to a minimum of 1 year volunteering

-you must commit to a minimum of 3 volunteer shifts per month

-you must be able to lift and carry 5 gallon water buckets, hay bales and other such heavy items

-you must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions

-you must be 18 years or older

SIGN UP:

Click here to fill out our Animal Care Volunteer Application! Note: only needed if you want to do Animal Care shifts. If you are signing up for sanctuary projects, house cleaning, gardening, general volunteering, etc., you do not need to submit this form.

 

REPAIRS AT THE REFUGE

DESCRIPTION:

We are always in need of volunteers with experience in construction, general repairs, auto repairs, plumbing, and other handy work. If you have these skills, please email us at info@piedmontrefuge.org to inquire about current needs.

 

OFFICE VOLUNTEERING

DESCRIPTION:

Come hang with awesome staff member Danielle at the office of Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge! You will assist in data entry, organization, cleaning, and other much needed tasks. 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

-You must be 14 years or older, anyone under the age of 18 must have their waiver form signed ahead of time by a parent or legal guardian. To receive a copy of our waiver form, or for any additional questions, please email: info@piedmontrefuge.org

SIGN UP: 

View the Office Volunteer calendar and sign up for available shifts here.

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