VOLUNTEERS — OUR MOST PRECIOUS ASSET!
NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 10 a.m. – noon
at the farm!
Sturdy shoes or boots required.
Dress in layers, we’ll be outside some of the time!
Complete the volunteer application in advance — mail it or bring it with you.
Email rockrunanimalrescue.org or call 717-636-1452 for our address and more information.
Rock Run Animal Rescue is in the process of expanding. We are seeking a “core group” of volunteers that will serve in a variety of positions to facilitate our expansion. Each position is vital to our growth and our ability to help more animals in need. To apply for a position or for more information, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Together, we make the world a better place for animals. “They are calling…will you respond?”
The administrative assistant position entails answering emails, writing thank you letters to our wonderful donors, ordering supplies as necessary, data entry, creating and mailing written correspondence, and maintaining files. Basic computer and organizational skills are necessary along with an ability to come to the farm at least weekly.
The fundraising coordinator develops and plans fundraising activities (with assistance from the Board, fundraising committee, and volunteers as needed) from beginning to end; advertises the events; attends most of the fundraising activities as appropriate; attends the Fundraising Committee meetings; staffs the fundraisers with volunteers; and increases public awareness in our community by distributing materials, information, and posters of upcoming fundraising events.
The volunteer coordinator actively seeks new volunteers from a variety of populations; schedules and attends new volunteer orientation days; maintains a schedule for volunteers; and develops volunteer appreciation activities.
Animal Care Managers: Equine Manager, Aviary Manager, Feline Manager, Canine Manager, and Goat Manager
The Animal Care Manager ensures the animals have all necessary supplies to be cared for in a holistic manner; assists with developing written schedules and routines for animal care, including appointments; assesses the animals and their physical environment; and communicates with other volunteer staff regarding animal needs.
The trainer will develop and implement a training schedule and appropriate, individualized goals for each horse, beginning with ground work. Safety and comfort of both horses and humans is of utmost importance. The ideal trainer will have experience with abused horses utilizing trust and relationship-based techniques. The trainer communicates with volunteers involved with horse care to ensure consistency of training goals.
Farm Maintenance Manager
This position requires being handy! The ideal farm maintenance manager would have superior carpentry skills, general land and farm machine maintenance abilities, knowledge of electric fencing, general electrical capabilities, and an ability to complete repairs within a limited budget.
Other ways you can help: