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ORGANIZATION: SCHWEIGER RANCH FOUNDATION

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Volunteers are an integral part of the every day care of our animals and help further our mission: TO PROVIDE DIVERSE, RECREATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO FOSTER AN UNDERSTANDING AND ENJOYMENT OF THE AREA'S CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE THROUGH DISPLAYS, DEMONSTRATIONS, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS AND SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE GREATER COMMUNITY.

Love animals? Our animal husbandry is growing. Volunteers assist with the feeding and care of our goats and chickens. Responsibilities include feeding, providing fresh water, and general care of the animals. Opportunities available for AM and PM shifts Monday-Friday. Shift times are flexible. AM shifts: Arrival and completion between 7:00 am - 12:00pm. PM shifts: Arrival and completion between 3:00 pm - 7:30pm. Feeding shifts general take 30-45 minutes. We use an online signup form that gives you flexibility in picking the days/shifts that work best with your schedule and desired frequency.

Please be aware that we are located within open space and are susceptible to wildlife including snakes. Although we take every precaution for the safety of our volunteers, staff and visitors, it is a possibility to encounter wildlife. Not recommended for anyone with respiratory and/or health issues.

Requirements: Volunteers must be comfortable working with livestock and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs., commit to a minimum of two shifts per month with a term of one year. Minimum Age: 18 yrs old, Online Application, Liability Waiver, Background Check (with associated fee of $25.50 payable to search provider), and training. Under 18 yrs may volunteer with a parent/guardian who also completes the application requirements.

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About SCHWEIGER RANCH FOUNDATION

Location:

10822 S Havana Street, LONE TREE, CO 80124, US

Mission Statement

Schweiger Ranch provides diverse, recreational and educational opportunities to foster an understanding and enjoyment of the area’s cultural and natural heritage through displays, demonstrations, interpretive programs and special events for the greater community.

Description

Schweiger Ranch reveals the spirit of the western American ranch family, inspires an appreciation of our cultural and natural heritage, and preserves a legacy for the future. Schweiger Ranch is open to the public for tours, educational events, private parties and to begin its new life as a living history museum. Please come see us!

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Animals, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10822 S Havana StreetLone Tree, CO 80134

(39.506,-104.782)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year commitment with minimum of 2 shifts per month.
  • Application, liability waiver and background screening with associated fee of $25.50, and training.

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