Volunteer at Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary!
Are you passionate about animals and ready for an extraordinary volunteering opportunity? Look no further! Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Wyoming, is seeking dedicated long-term volunteers who can commit to a minimum of 90 days. If you're prepared to immerse yourself in the world of animal welfare and contribute your time and skills, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!
Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 90 days or longer, as the well-being of our animals heavily relies on consistent care and attention.
As a volunteer, you'll need to be financially capable of providing a majority of your own food and covering travel expenses to and from the sanctuary. Please consider this commitment before applying.
Prepare to dedicate a minimum of 32 hours per week, as our sanctuary operates year-round, and the animals rely on consistent care and attention.
Kindness Ranch operates in all weather conditions, including winter. Volunteers must be prepared to embrace the elements while ensuring the animals' comfort and safety.
**What to Expect:**
Your contribution as a long-term volunteer at Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary will be invaluable. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with our dedicated staff, gaining hands-on experience in various aspects of sanctuary operations, including office work, housekeeping, and direct animal care. All of our long term volunteer positions will involve working in groups and alone with many of the same responsibilities of our regular staff positions. From assisting with administrative tasks to providing affection and care to our rescued animals, you'll play a crucial role in their rehabilitation and well-being.
**Rewards and Challenges of Communal Living:**
Kindness Ranch offers a unique living experience within a large, beautiful house that accommodates up to 7 people year-round. This communal living arrangement fosters a supportive environment where volunteers can forge lasting connections with like-minded individuals. However, it's essential to be aware of the challenges that communal living may present.
Living with multiple individuals in a shared space requires adaptability and understanding. Respecting each other's personal space and privacy is crucial for a harmonious living environment.
With a single kitchen for the entire household, coordination and communication are vital to ensure everyone's needs are met. Being mindful of others' schedules and dietary preferences will promote a positive atmosphere.
In any communal setting, disagreements may arise. Open and respectful communication is key to addressing conflicts and finding amicable solutions.
Sharing daily experiences, joys, and challenges with fellow volunteers can create strong bonds and lifelong friendships.
Living with like-minded individuals who share your passion for animal welfare creates a supportive and inspiring environment.
**Learning and Growth:**
Working alongside experienced staff in various sanctuary tasks offers unparalleled learning opportunities and personal growth.
To support our dedicated volunteers, Kindness Ranch will provide up to $600 as a basic food stipend for the entire household. This assistance aims to alleviate some financial burdens during your time with us.
This stipend is NOT a cash allowance but comes in the form of ordering produce and grains from our regular supplier and non perishable goods ordered from Amazon or other online retailers (pastas, canned goods, coffee, toiletries, etc.).
**Potential Full-Time Employment:**
Volunteer positions may lead to full-time salaried employment as opportunities become available. Your dedication and commitment could open doors to a rewarding career in animal care and welfare.
If you're ready for an unforgettable experience, where you can make a real difference in the lives of rescued animals and build lasting connections with fellow animal lovers, apply now to become a long-term volunteer at Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary. Together, we can create a brighter future for our furry friends and provide them with the love and care they truly deserve.
Currently there are no opening for volunteers to bring their own dogs.
There is the possibility for an indoor only cat which can be housed in your individual bedroom(s).
**This position is limited to volunteers over the age of 21 only**