Gardening Enthusiasts wanted at The Barn at Spring Brook Farm!

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The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

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The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is looking for gardening enthusiasts to volunteer their time to help maintain gardens around the property. In addition to newly planted butterfly and bird gardens, The Barn grows produce for the West Chester Food Cupboard and we are looking for assistance in maintaining the vegetable beds. Gardening experience required!

As a bit of background, The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is a small non-profit located outside of West Chester, PA. Our organization offers programs for children with special needs and their families. With a strong focus on animal-assisted activities and connecting with the natural world, we strive to enrich the lives of children with disabilities and create a caring, supportive community for kids and their families.

The true stars of the show here at The Barn are the fabulous horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, chickens, bunnies, a hilarious pig, and a sweetheart of a cat! These animals,the property, and the kindness of so many volunteers truly helps to allow our kids to become even more magnificent versions of themselves.

We are a tiny organization with a BIG heart. In order to accomplish our day- to -day operations, The Barn at Spring Brook Farm depends on a strong base of volunteers to help serve our children and families. Be a part of something meaningful and volunteer today!

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About The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

Location:

350 Locust Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is to enrich the lives of children with disabilities by providing animal-assisted activities for the purpose of promoting knowledge, confidence, self-esteem and physical well-being.

Description

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and was founded for the purpose of providing animal-assisted activities for children with disabilities. Assistance animals include miniature horses, donkeys, goats, sheep and a rabbit.

The Barn's programs serve children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down syndrome, cancer, blindness and deafness, autism and other conditions that qualify as special needs. Children can participate in activities by visiting The Barn on a regular weekly basis, by accompanying a school field trip or participation in summer camp.

The Barn is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a,m. until 5:00 p.m. by appointment. Most volunteer opportunities are available during that time.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm360 Locust Grove RoadWest Chester, PA 19382

(39.91247,-75.6699)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Flexible time commitment.
  • Be able to lift over 50 lbs.

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