Do you believe that all creatures deserve respect and care? Are you seeking a purpose that can bring you outdoors, closer to nature? One Tree Sanctuary is a new nonprofit with a primary mission of rescue and refuge for handicapped farm animals, while integrating permaculture principles and sustainable land development. If you are passionate about animals and their symbiotic relationship with the land and agriculture, partnering in the development of a farm sanctuary may be the right path for you.
Located in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, we are about 30 minutes from Palo Alto, near Fogarty Winery. Perfect location for some awesome barn-raising events!
As a Partner, you will:
-- Have the opportunity to apply your passion to your work!
-- Rescue wonderful farm animals that will forever thank you.
-- Work directly with the founder.
-- Design/develop infrastructure for the rescued animals.
-- Work with Mother Nature to provide the best environment for the rescued animals.
-- Develop relationships with the community and other farm sanctuaries to select the right animals that fit our organization’s mission.
-- Research and select the best plant species to incorporate in the design using permaculture techniques.
-- Determine soil and water needs.
-- Develop fundraising avenues and seek locale vendor donations.
-- Develop and manage a crew of volunteers.
-- Help develop sanctuary store items.
-- Find inner peace :)
-- Holding reverence for all life.
-- Interest in connecting animals, plants and people.
-- Knowledge or skills to research plants suitable the area, appropriate for farm situation and area soils.
-- Able to donate ~15 hours a week.
-- Able to complete tasks/projects on time.
-- Able to solve problems creatively with limited funds.
-- Able to perform physical labor as reasonably required in the rural mountain terrain.
-- Able to communicate effectively.
-- Able to maintain perspective and enjoy small progress as well as big.
-- CA driver's license.
-- Must be 18 years old.
- Resource Development / Management
- Animal Care / Handling
- Habitat Restoration
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- 10-20 hours/week
- Passion for animals, nature, environment