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The tasks that we take on during this day will contribute to the present and future wellbeing of the animals, and the quality future of the Sanctuary. It will be challenging, yet immensely rewarding work where you will get to see the results and know in your heart that you are making a positive impact on the lives of others
Please park in the Inn parking lot to the left of the brick building and walk in to the Sanctuary yard.
We will begin by having everyone check-in in the Sanctuary yard, followed by a brief tour beginning at 10am.
Work will commence following the tour at 10:30am
Our full schedule for the day:
9:30-10am: Arrive and check-in
12:30-1: Lunch time
1-2:30: Final work segment
2:30-3:15: You are welcome to wander about the property and visit with the animals
This will be a very physical day. We will be raking, shoveling, sweeping, and more.
Please dress accordingly with clothing and close-toed shoes that you are comfortable getting dirty, hat and gloves if you would like.
We cannot guarantee what the weather will be like, so please be prepared with layers, rain jacket or rubber boots if need be, however, we are hoping sunscreen will be the necessity!
Please bring a lunch and snack, as you will assuredly work up an appetite. We have many places about the property to enjoy your meal, and take in all of the lovely sights, smells and sounds of the property, animals and nature.
This event is open to everyone aged 12 and up.
We do require that children/teens aged 12-18 yrs old have an adult present and working with them.
Location: Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT