Shepard Meadows relies on our many volunteers to be successful! Whether you have one to several hours per week, we have an activity for you.
We believe that our volunteers benefit from spending time at our farm, helping directly in program with participants, or with facilities or barn chores. Our beautiful and peaceful farm is a respite for all.
The following are individual volunteer opportunities that we are always looking for:
The minimum age to volunteer is 14 years of age. If an individual qualifies to be a participant in our therapeutic program, they are usually ineligible to volunteer.
To begin volunteering with us, please complete and submit your volunteer application to our Volunteer Coordinator.
Each and every volunteer is required to attend our Orientation and Training Session, which is held monthly – usually the second Wednesday of each month. There are additional training sessions held for advanced leader training and others.
We welcome volunteer groups from outside organizations. There is always much work to do at the farm! From United Way Day of Caring, to ESPN, Webster Bank, Gilbane, or GE – we appreciate the help to make major improvements to our property.
Examples of Group Projects of 4-8 hours in length include:
All inquiries should be directed to our Volunteer Coordinator.