Calling all Animal Lovers!

Do you enjoy spending time with animals and being outdoors in nature? Are you eager to work hard for the animals at the Sweet Sanctuary? If so, you should volunteer!

Please review the volunteer requirements and use the form to apply below.

Our volunteer program is currently full and we are no longer accepting applications at this time. 

Volunteer Requirements

Join our amazing team of volunteers.

Please note the following requirements to apply:

  • You are 18 years or older
  • You will complete a police record check before your first shift
  • You can commit to a regular 3-hour weekly shift for at least six months
  • You are responsible, trustworthy, and eager to work hard for the animals

Volunteer jobs

Support our animal care staff with daily farm chores and sanctuary maintenance.

Our team ensures the highest standard of animal care and maintains a safe and secure environment to support our overall mission at the Sweet Sanctuary. As a volunteer you will support the daily feeding, cleaning, and farm chores. Tasks may include:

  • Mucking barns, shelters and paddocks in all weather conditions
  • Cleaning feed bowls, waters and pools
  • Restocking hay and shavings in barns
  • Raking and tidying indoor and outdoor areas
  • Spring through Fall: Spring cleaning, cutting grass, weedwacking, gardening, spreading gravel
  • Winter: Winter prep, shovelling paths and doorways, sanding roadways
  • Helping to unload feed and bedding deliveries
  • Basic barn and fence repairs, clearing brush, making rock piles
  • Assist with special expansion projects for the animals including clearing land, fencing, and construction
  • And much more!

It’s important to know that tasks require lifting bales of hay, manual labour, lots of mucking, and working outdoors in all weather. It’s a lot of hard work, and it’s a lot of fun!