• Forever Safe Farm becomes the recipient of the prestigious
    2012 "Lou Holtz Award" ...
    It was a great honor to be nominated, then chosen as a winner of the Lou Holtz Award in August of 2012. Read more about it here and here ...
  • We have exotic animals you can visit, touch, and learn more about in person ... There are also parrots, wallabies, raccoons, llamas, alpacas, and various other animal types on the farm to learn from and give attention to more...
  • Take the whole family out for a day of sun and fun with our interactive farm tour ... Perfect for all age groups, this interactive tour lets the kids get up close and personal with everything from Elk, to Deer, to Llamas! more...
  • The Forever Safe Farm is located at 3155 McCracken Rd, Salem, OH. 44460

How to become a volunteer at Forever Safe Farm

Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. is always in need of volunteers to help with daily animal care, fundraising, grounds keeping, and special projects.

Do you love animals? Do you want to donate your time or expertise to something you believe in? Well you have found the right cause! Forever Safe Farm is always looking for quality individuals that want to help animals. We require a completed application and a commitment of at least 12 hours per month with 4 of those hours being spend on grounds keeping duties.

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers who work at Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. must:

  • Make a serious commitment to Forever Safe Farm
  • Attend all required training
  • Support the sanctuaries philosophies, positions & policies
  • Adhere to all rules & Safety protocol
  • Be willing to get TB & Tetanus shots if required

Description of Volunteer Opportunities

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY: food prep for residents, cleaning of animal habitats, scrubbing feed and water buckets, and manure removal

PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: assisting on group tours, helping to design and implement classes, workshops and summer camps for kids

FUND RAISING: grant writing, letter writing, helping with special events

CONSTRUCTION/REPAIRS: constructing and repairs of animal shelters/housing, installing and repair of fence and fence posts, painting of buildings, repair and maintenance of farm and miscellaneous equipment

GARDENING/LANDSCAPING: weeding, mulching, & planting of flowerbeds, planting, maintaining and harvesting a garden (supplies animal residents with fresh produce)

OFFICE HELP: filing of paperwork, writing letters, record keeping, mailing

 FSF Volunteer Application

Please provide us with the names of two people you have known for two or more years:


Confirmation of Application ~ Signature Section

By submitting this application I confirm the information herein to be true and complete. I understand that any false statements or misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in the termination of my volunteer services.

By typing your name in the following box, and ticking the Signature Certification box, you certify that this is your signature.
You must check this box to confirn that the information you have provided is true and accurate. Once you have reviewed the information you supplied above for any errors, just click the box to place a check mark in it and proceed.


  • FSF Documentation

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a USDA Licensed animal refuge 02 June, 2010

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a USDA Licensed animal refuge more

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a 501(c)(3) Certified <em>Not-for-Profit</em> organization 16 November, 2010

    Forever Safe Farm Animal Education Center, Inc. becomes a 501(c)(3) Certified Not-for-Profit organization more

  • Forever Safe Farm Introduces Forever Safe Chimps

    26 April, 2011

    As the years chug along we, the founders, of Forever Safe Farm have experienced the gamete of human behavior with animals. When we see those that truly love and properly care for their pets our hearts are warmed. But there is a dark side to ... more

  • Ever Been Close to a Live Camel?

    25 October, 2009

    Take advantage of one of our educational farm tours to teach your children, or classroom more about animals in a live (and sometimes hands-on) evironment ... more