Lollypop Farm Teen Volunteers

Animal-loving teenagers, ages 14 to 17, who have an interest and passion for helping animals through community service can become a Lollypop Farm Teen Volunteer. This service-based opportunity offers participants a fun, interactive, and social arena where their concern for others—humans and animals—will be fostered. All volunteer training, meetings, and projects will count toward service hours for school, scout programs, religious organizations,etc.

LOLLYPOP FARM TEEN VOLUNTEER FAQ

HOW TO BECOME A TEEN VOLUNTEER:

Participation as a Lollypop Farm Teen Volunteer is by application only. Apply Now.

Teen Volunteers will be provided opportunities to support Lollypop Farm in a number of ways.

For Example:

  • Assisting with Special Events and Community Outreach Events
  • Helping administrative staff with special projects
  • Collaborating with staff on Humane Education Programs

Volunteer jobs can be both regular or occasional shifts.

If you are interested in volunteers, please apply online. You will be notified whether you have been selected to participate by email. Acceptance decisions will be based on essay responses.

Upon acceptance, volunteers are asked for a one-time $40 donation to cover the cost of a volunteer shirt, name badge, and training. Volunteers must attend an initial orientation meeting with a parent/guardian.

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LOLLYPOP FARM CAMP: JUNIOR CAMP COUNSELOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The junior camp counselor volunteer program is a great way for teens to gain valuable job experience working with children and animals in an educational environment. Teens ages 15-17 accepted to the program will assist Lollypop Farm camp staff in providing fun and engaging week-long sessions of camp to children in grades K – 9. Junior camp counselor responsibilities include helping facilitate and assist children through camp activities—crafts, games, lessons, and animal interactions.

Junior Camp Counselor volunteer hours will count towards any required community service hours for schools or clubs. Candidates should feel comfortable handling animals. Past experience working with children is preferred, but not required. Junior Camp Counselors are expected to be enthusiastic self-starters, with a positive attitude, and should be able to follow rules and directions with limited supervision.

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SERVICE LEARNING SATURDAYS

If you’re in grades 6-12, join us at Lollypop Farm for an active day of service to help us go above and beyond enriching the lives of animals at the shelter.

Join us for a great monthly learning opportunity that comes with the satisfaction of helping others! Participants may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy – not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time!

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INDEPENDENT YOUTH SERVICE PROJECTS:

Do you need service hours for your school or youth group? Check out our Youth Service Guide for ideas you can do on your own.

Questions?
Contact the Humane Education Manager by email or at (585) 223-1330 x173.