Volunteer FAQ & Participation Form

Q. What should I wear?

Be sure to wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get dirty.  Try to stay away from loose clothing or items with tassels as they might look like fun play toys for the pigs! 

Q. How long of a drive?

We are about an hour drive from San Diego city. 

Q. Can I volunteer remotely?

Yes!  We have many needs and most you do not need to be physically here for.  

Q. How long should I expect to be there?

Volunteer shifts vary greatly.  Please let us know your time frames and we can find the perfect job for you.

Q. What will I do?

From scooping poop to taking the animals for a walk, there are various tasks that are available.  To work directly with the animals we request a bi weekly commitment.

Q. Will I work with the animals?

Everyone will have the opportunity to interact with some of the animals. To work with the larger animals or shy animals we request a bi weekly commitment.

Q. Can my children come with me?

All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

Q. Can my animal come to the farm?

To insure the comfort of our animals no companion animals are permitted.

Q. May I bring food or drink to the farm?

Plant based meals and beverages are welcome. They may not come into the animal pens.

Q. Can I bring treats for the animals?

The animals are on a personalized diet and cannot have extra snacks unless approved.

Q. How do I get started?

Please complete the volunteer form.


Volunteer Sign Up Form

    Requirements:
    For the animal’s comfort and your safety you must be able to answer yes to all of the below to join our animal care crew.

    Are you over the age of 18? Unfortunately, we can not allow minors under the age of 18 to attend volunteer shifts with or without supervision.
    Can you commit to a weekly or every other week shift on the same day each week?
    Are you able to lift, carry, push, pull up to 25lbs, stand and walk for up to 4 hours, and work in heat?
    Have you searched the sanctuaries address and confirmed you are able to comute that far? We are about an hour from central San Diego. 33233 Shockey truck trail, Campo, CA 91906

    Availability:

    Any special skills or trades: