Volunteer with Barn Sanctuary

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Volunteering at Barn Sanctuary provides an opportunity to work up close and personal with farmed animal rescues while helping to provide their direct care. The bulk of volunteer responsibilities at consist of physical chores. Volunteers will be responsible for mucking out stalls/pens, yards, and pastures; laying clean bedding in living areas; scrubbing and refilling waters in each living space; and restocking hay, straw, and wood shavings in each building. Occasionally the Animal Care team may require additional help with other tasks, including feeding and animal handling, from volunteers who are comfortable assisting. Volunteers are also welcome to brush and groom some of the larger animals once regular cleaning tasks have been completed. The animals require care every day of the year, regardless of the weather and we rely on committed volunteers to help tackle chores around the property rain or shine.

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20179 McKernan DrChelsea, MI 48118



  • Farming
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are required to commit to two shifts a month with each shift lasting a minimum of two hours. (4 hours minimum per month across two shifts). This is for a duration of no less than 6 months.
  • Volunteers aged 14-17 must have a parent or guardian present with them at all times. Though it is not required, it is recommended that volunteers be capable of heavy lifting (up to 50lbs) and comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions.

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