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Sanctuary One

13195 Upper Applegate Road

Jacksonville, OR 97530

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Sanctuary One Volunteer Week

Sanctuary One is proud to launch its first Volunteer Week. While we always have volunteer opportunities throughout the year (over 3000 hours served in 2016 alone!), we feel that partnering with Points of Light allows us the opportunity to highlight and celebrate the amazing community Sanctuary One is a part of in the Rogue Valley. The National Volunteer Week theme this year is Service Unites. Sanctuary One couldn’t agree more. Our motto is People, Animals, and the Earth: Better Together. Through our myriad of volunteers and service learning folks, we know that service unites people, of all walks of life. We celebrate our generous Rogue Valley neighbors in all that they’ve done together to create and sustain Sanctuary One.

With 55 acres and over sixty animals, it takes a lot of work to keep our care farm running! We need you!

We encourage volunteer teams to join us one, or more days, for the week of April 23-28. Saturday April 29th will mark our opening of public Farm Tour season. We will have major projects to tackle on the farm each day from 10-2, with lunch served. In helping Sanctuary One, you not only help animals we’ve rescued and are preparing for their forever homes, you’re helping a multitude of other nonprofits Sanctuary One serves, like veteran groups, children’s groups, and more.

Join us for lunch, get an event t-shirt, make a difference in our community, and build meaningful memories with your team!

What type of projects are there?

  • Fence mending

  • Cleaning

  • Garden work

  • Building toys for our animals

  • Animal grooming, socialization, and playing

  • Managing blackberry bramble

  • Shoveling, mucking, hauling, and more!

About Sanctuary One

Sanctuary One is a care farm dedicated to rescuing domestic and farm animals, facilitating health and wellness for people, and promoting environmental stewardship. We believe that a farm can do more than grow food for people's bellies; it can heal our bodies and lift our spirits, too, if we work together with animals and the earth for mutual healing.

At Sanctuary One, people of all ages have the opportunity to volunteer on a real working farm and experience nature’s healing power firsthand. We offer educational tours that open people’s hearts and minds. We invite groups from schools and youth-serving nonprofit organizations to visit the farm for fresh air, exercise and hands-on service-learning. We help teens who are in legal trouble learn how to make better choices. We mentor interns who dream of becoming the next generation of care farmers. We promote the ethics of mindful, sustainable living. And we provide a safe, loving home to rescued farm animals and pets.

About Points of Light

Points of Light’s mission is to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action that changes the world. We envision a world in which everyone has discovered their power to make a difference, creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies. National Volunteer Week, created by Points of Light, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities.

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I can't attend, but how can I support Sanctuary One?

Thank you for your support! You can give online here.


What can I bring into the event?

  • Bring a refillable water bottle.

  • Closed-toed shoes required, no sandals or flip-flops.

  • Smoking and alcohol are not permitted anywhere on the Sanctuary premises.

  • The Sanctuary is a vegetarian facility. If you bring a snack with you, please make sure it’s meat-free.

  • No personal pets allowed.


What about parking at the farm?

We encourage folks to carpool to Sanctuary One. There is parking onsite. There is no cell phone service at the Sanctuary. Be sure to print directions prior to your departure.


I am interested in sponsoring Volunteer Week. How do I find out more information?

Please email info@sanctuaryone.org or call 541-899-8627 and mention your sponsorship interest for more information.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not have to bring your ticket; registration is enough.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes. You can update the information on your order (like name, email address, or answers to the questions) by clicking your order on the Tickets page.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Since you are able to edit registration forms, we ask that names of registered folks align with those who attend the event.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Individuals under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email info@sanctuaryone.org or call 541-899-8627 with questions.

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13195 Upper Applegate Road

Jacksonville, OR 97530

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