Heritage Farmstead Livestock Volunteer

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Heritage Farmstead Museum has 2 pigs, 6 sheep, 1 goat, 1 donkey, as well as guinea hens, and chickens. Livestock volunteers feed the animals and clean their pens, as well as occasionally helping with other activities related to the animals. We need volunteers who can commit to one day each week to come feed and clean the pens. This volunteer position is great for anyone 18+ who loves animals!

Volunteers must be able to lift >25 pounds, be relatively active, and willing to work outside in all weather conditions.

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About Heritage Farmstead Museum

Location:

1900 W 15TH ST, Plano, TX 75075, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heritage Farmstead Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret late 19th century Blackland Prairie history while making use of the authentically restored Farrell-Wilson Farmstead, a designated historic site.

Description

The Heritage Farmstead Association works to preserve, teach, and demonstrate the past to more than 30,000 visitors annually. Transformed into a living museum of agricultural history, this 4.5 acre historic farm complex has been awarded designation by the Plano Landmark Association, a State of Texas Historical marker, and a listing in the National Register of Historic Places. The museum has received accreditation from the prestigious American Association of Museums.

Heritage Farmstead Museum relies on volunteers for many of its programs, events, and day to day operations. We have a wonderful team of volunteers who we train in their volunteer positions until they feel comfortable. We have parties, and opportunities to engage with other volunteers and staff.

Come join our team and help preserve history for generations to come!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1900 West 15th St.Plano, TX 75075

(33.01862,-96.73087)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a week
  • Ongoing - due to training requirements we ask that volunteers commit to 6 months or more

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