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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at River's Wish! Please complete the form below and we will be in touch with orientation information. Thank you!
Due to liability reasons we do not allow volunteers under the age of 18. Please check the box below to indicate you are over 18.
--I am over 18
Tell us a little about what experience you have in working with rescue animals, as well as any skills or trainings that may be relevant.
Why are you interested in volunteering at River's Wish?
Do you have any physical or medical restraints? If yes, please describe
List any animal volunteer experience, special skills, training, etc.
I have experience and am comfortable with
--Horses and Donkeys
--Sheep and Goats
--Birds: Turkeys, Chickens, Geese, Ducks, etc.
Do you have a food handler's permit?
Do you have a MAST permit? (over 21, alcohol service)
Most of our current volunteers have full time jobs in addition to volunteering. Due to this, volunteer hours are limited to after 4pm during the week and 9am on Saturdays. The sanctuary is closed on Sundays.
Are you available on Holidays?
Are you available to work regularly each week?
Please select the days you are available
--Mon: After 4pm
--Tues: After 4pm
--Weds: After 4pm
--Thur: After 4pm
--Fri: After 4pm
Are you volunteering to fulfill a school obligation or community service?
Please note: We will NOT accept volunteers that need community service for any type of animal neglect or abuse. No exceptions.
Are you interested in helping with "Special Projects"
Special Projects are typically planned for Saturdays and require a group of volunteers to help complete it.
Please select your Volunteer Interests (Only serious interests please)
--Fundraising Event Assistance
--Raking and/or Sweeping
--Vet Tech Experience
Emergency Contact Information
In case of an emergency, please tell us who to contact on your behalf.
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Relationship
Emergency Contact Phone Number
Emergency Contact Email
Emergency Contact Address
All new volunteers are required to attend a 2 hour orientation before volunteering.
Orientations are on Saturdays, begin at 10am and meet at the front gate.
You will tour the sanctuary, meet the animals and fill out some paperwork. Closed toed shoes are required at all times. All attendees must be over 18.
How many people in your party?
4 or More
How did you hear about us?
Select an Orientation Date Below
Click submit below to get started! We will be in touch with a confirmation for your orientation. Thank you for donating your time to River's Wish Animal Sanctuary.
Contact us at (509) 951-3650 or