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Farm and Animal Care Volunteer for one weekday morning

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Farm and Animal Care Volunteer for one weekday morning
Date Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2024
Organization Name: Hidden Creek Community Farm
Organization Contact: Nichole MacPherson
(519) 242-9159
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Hidden Creek is a small hobby farm close to Orangeville with a variety of farm animals including goats, chickens, ponies and horses. Our little organization embraces community involvement through farm visits, children's programs, animal rescue and placement, and special events. Volunteers interact and help to care for a variety of farm animals, learn how a farm runs and participate in the tasks involved, and/or assist with programs and special events.
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Any Age
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: No experience is necessary, we will teach you!

Some of the volunteer tasks are:
- brushing and grooming animals
- socialization and assisting with training
- raking and cleaning stalls
- help with feed and water
- gardening and light maintenance
- photography
- assisting with farm visits and other programs
- special events
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Short Term (less than 3 months)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Saturday, November 30, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Exercise / Fitness Leader
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Agricultural / Animals / Animal Services
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
Skills / Experience:
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