So you’re thinking about contributing to Animal as Natural Therapy’s mission to heal hearts and strengthen our community? Wonderful! We always welcome new volunteers to ANT!  Our volunteers play a vital role in the work we do and ANT has a variety of volunteer opportunities.

Volunteering is a great way to complete your service learning or community service! Please note that we do not accept community service hours for theft, assault, or molestation. Minimum requirement: 30 hours.


These are a few areas where we generally need volunteers:

  • Chores:  Basic daily farm upkeep                          VolunteersHands
  • Animal Care: Grooming, feeding, scooping, connecting
  • Mentoring: Pairing with & guiding participants in our youth programs
  • Events: Help plan or assist the day of
  • Repairs:  Always something to fix
  • Web/Computers:  Site upkeep and troubleshooting
  • Office Work:  Data entry and newsletter mailing, etc
  • Board of Directors:  Help ANT grow and serve our community


Steps for volunteering:

  1. Contact our volunteer coordinator, (Betty), regarding the type of volunteering you wish to do.
  2. Complete paperwork and on-line background disclosure (required paperwork is below)
  3. Attend a volunteer orientation (half day offered three times a year)
  4. To be a program volunteer, attend specialized training for animal chores, horse handling, & youth mentoring.



Background Disclosure

Confidentiality Drug Policy

Health History

Medical Authorization

Volunteer Information and Release Form
If you are considering a position with the board, please call our Executive Director or Assistant Executive Director at (360) 671-3509.

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