Please note that our sanctuary is not open to the public for drop-in visits. Our animal care duties keep our volunteers busy, so the sanctuary is open to the public only during planned events and volunteer work parties.
There are many ways to visit and become involved at Wildwood Farm Sanctuary. The easiest way is to attend one of our regularly scheduled work parties, but we also host several events throughout the year.
Volunteer opportunities are also available during the week for those who want to make a regular, long-term commitment (generally 6+ months. Volunteers come in on a specific day of the week on a weekly basis to clean and help with chores. If you are interested in becoming a weekday volunteer, please fill out the volunteer application below and bring it with you to one of our Sunday Work Parties.
NOTE: This is not a requirement to attending a regularly scheduled work party. If you are interested in becoming a regular volunteer or helping out with special projects outside of our volunteer work parties, please complete the following application and turn it in to us at a work party, mail it to us (15481 NE North Valley Road, Newberg, OR 97132), or email to
Wildwood has several events at our sanctuary throughout the year, such as our annual Barnyard Bingo fundraiser. View the calendar below or keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram page for information on upcoming events.
At this time we are not able to offer private tours or work parties for groups and other organizations. However, your participants are welcome to sign up individually for one of our regularly scheduled volunteer work parties.
Note: Volunteer work parties are on pause due to COVID. This is for informational purposes only for future opportunities. We will update this page when volunteer work parties resume.
The best way to visit the sanctuary and meet the animals is to attend a work party. We host volunteer work parties year-round, every other Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Please see the calendar below or follow our Facebook page to find a date that best works for you.
When you attend our volunteer work parties, you can take a stroll about the sanctuary, get to know the animals, and lend a helping hand. Volunteering at Wildwood Farm Sanctuary is a fun and meaningful way to spend a few hours!
Chores may include:
We welcome children of all ages under adult supervision.
We ask for signed waivers from all volunteers. Waivers are available for you to sign during check-in at work parties, or you can fill one out at home and bring it with you. Wildwood Farm Sanctuary Waiver
To Bring or Not to Bring:
*Note about Pets*: We love ALL animals here, but please leave your dogs and other furry friends at home when you visit the sanctuary. Dogs can frighten our residents, and since this is their home we want them to feel as secure as possible!