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Animal Rescue Volunteer

You applied for this job on July 22, 2020
Volunteer Position Name / Role: Animal Rescue Volunteer
Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019
Organization Name: Silver Willow Farm Rescue
Organization Contact: Laura McArthur
705 440-6160
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: At Silver Willow, you have a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of rescued farm animals and meet other people dedicated to helping animals in need. You will gain experience working on the farm, with our residents and their care.
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: It’s ok if you don’t have experience with farm animals - there are so many jobs that need to be done on the farm. From cleaning the stalls, watering/feeding, brushing, socializing, fixing fences to simply parking cars at our annual events such as the Spring and Fall Open Houses and Silver Willow Classic Country Cruisin’ fundraiser. The majority of our work is done in the morning. Ideally, we are looking for someone to help clean stalls, feed/water and care for our rescued residents - one morning a week (approximately 3 hours). It’s farm work and we have a lot of fun doing it! Thank you in advance for your interest.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
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: Monday, January 31, 2022
Areas of Interest:
  • 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: Skills and experience not necessary, a compassionate and loving heart is.
You applied for this job on July 22, 2020