Volunteering Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries

Volunteer at Goodheart

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual with a passion for farm animal welfare to join the team at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary on a voluntary basis. The individual will support the efforts of the charity and staff to provide a safe and happy environment for our animals whilst promoting the sanctuary's values.


We are currently looking for volunteers aged 18 and over to assist the team on a Wednesday or Saturday (09.00 – 13.00).

Role and responsibilities

  • Provide a high standard of animal husbandry for a variety of species in the care of Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries including cows, sheep, horses, pigs and chickens. This will include feeding and observing the animals, mucking out, cleaning and small aspects of site maintenance.
  • Ensure best working practices are maintained with regards to health and safety of staff, volunteers, work experience, contractors and any visitors to the site.
  • In time you may be required to interact with visitors to best promote Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries and its values.

Personal Attributes

  • Passionate about providing high levels of husbandry and welfare for all animals.
  • Hard working, positive attitude to all tasks in all weather conditions.
  • Team player.
  • Sympathetic approach to a plant-based lifestyle and willingness to promote these views to visitors.

To request an application form, please email manager@goodheartanimalsanctuaries.com