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Helpers Of Our Farm

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HOOF NC
Helpers Of Our Farm (HOOF) Educational Farm Animal Sanctuary

Do you have experience feeding horses and looking for a way to help? We have the perfect job for you! We could use your help caring for our animals: horse, pony, goat, llama, pigs, rabbits, ducks, turkeys, and chickens. Morning feeding time is between 8 and 9 and evening feeding is between 4 and 6. If you miss being around animals and love caring for them, here's your chance!

This volunteer position is not a learning position, you must have experience with equines. By responding to this volunteer spot you will be added to our volunteer mailing list. As a volunteer of HOOF, you are subject to a background check.

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About Helpers Of Our Farm

Location:

668 Midway Road SE, Boliva, NC 28422, US

Mission Statement

We are Helpers Of Our Farm! HOOF is a nonprofit organization centered around education and providing a sanctuary for rescued, donated, and in-need farm animals. Our mission is to provide continued care and a sanctuary to farm animals in need, educate children and adults by creating awareness of rescues and their needs, and demonstrate farm animal jobs how a rescue’s life can be re-purposed for good. HOOF is a platform for the community to learn, grow, and volunteer.

Description

The family members of Greenlands Farm started a rescue petting farm in 2011 with a vision to provide a sanctuary to farm animals and to be an educational platform for the community. Whether adopted from other rescue organizations, donated from owners, or taking in an animal because the farm could provide a good home, these animals became a part of the farm and were given a new life. In January 2016, family and friends of Greenlands Farm established Helpers of Our Farm (HOOF), a not for profit organization that supports these rescued animals and the education and services they provide. It is called "Helpers of Our Farm" not only because these animals depend on humans to help them, but also because these animals help humans by teaching people how to love, care for, and learn from them. They perform an important task of educating visitors during outreach programs, farm tours, social media, and farm classes.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

668 Midway Road SEBolivia, NC 28422

(34.03672,-78.15455)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a month
  • equine experience

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