Thank you for your interest in volunteering!
Second Chance Ranch is a caring and cozy forever home for our senior and special needs residents. Second Chance Ranch is fully operated and funded by the kindness and generosity of our volunteers and donors. We could not offer sanctuary to our residents without them!
We hope you will consider being a part of our junior volunteer community, and help us to provide sanctuary, love, and kindness to our furry residents.
All junior volunteers must be 13-17 years of age, and must volunteer with adult volunteer supervision.
An asterisk (*) represent a required field. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom. A representative from Second Chance Ranch will contact you.
Primary communications for introducing volunteers to the VicNet Volunteer Portal. This is required to accept for all volunteers so they may receive important volunteer messages.
When SCR needs staff for specific dates, we will send recruitment appeals. We will also post need dates/shifts on the home page of the Volunteer Portal.
This is an automated system that reminds volunteers of their assigned shift one day in advance.
As a Second Chance Ranch Junior Volunteer Applicant, you must provide the name and contact information of your legal guardian.
Although prior volunteer experience is not required to be a Junior Volunteer at Second Chance Ranch, we'd like to learn more about any experience you may have. Please briefly describe any relevant volunteer experience. Please provide the name of the organization along with a brief summary of your roles and responsibilities, and contact information for the organization.
Second Chance Ranch will be staffed by volunteers 24X7 to ensure the continuous care of our residents. To be successful, we need our Junior Volunteers to commit to specific shifts or blocks of time. Please briefly describe your availability, including maximum number of hours per day, any preference for mornings, afternoons, evenings, nights, weekdays, weekends, etc.
How does Second Chance Ranch align with your interests and passions? What type of contributions would you like to make?
Second Chance Ranch is fully operated and managed by volunteers. During a typical shift, junior volunteers may be asked to engage in a variety of tasks, or you may choose instead to perform a specific task or service. Junior Volunteering may include:
Leading or participating in Junior Volunteer initiatives
Social Media/Web Developer
Feeding/Preparing Special Diets
Animal Walking and Recreation
Sanitation and Housekeeping
Receiving, Storing, Tracking Donations and Goods
Maintenance - Facilities, Grounds
Please indicate your preferred shirt size (S, M, L, XL, XXL). All approved applicants will be required to purchase a t-shirt that will be worn to identify themselves as volunteers at the Ranch.