Code of Conduct

Support the mission, goals, and efforts of Mary’s Farm Sanctuary with a positive, cooperative attitude.


  • Bring your best skills and abilities to your volunteer work.

  • Exercise caution and common sense when dealing with the animals.

  • Treat all animals with kindness and respect.

  • Treat others as you wish to be treated.

  • Promote goodwill by handling contacts with volunteers and visitors, in a spirit of

  • respect, courtesy and cooperation.

  • Correct, when possible, misleading or inaccurate information and representations made by

  • others concerning Mary’s Farm Sanctuary.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information received while volunteering, either written or verbal, pertaining to Mary’s Farm Sanctuary.

  • Observe all safety and security rules in the performance of volunteer job duties.

  • Avoid engaging in any conduct that could be perceived as a conflict of interest.

  • Engaging in the following conduct could result in dismissal from Mary’s Farm Sanctuary as a volunteer:

• Uncooperative with other volunteers or the Board of Directors.

• Theft of property or funds.

• Negligent or intentional destruction of property.

• Violation of any safety rules or endangering the health or safety of any person or animal.

• Participation as a volunteer while under the influence of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs.

• Harassment, intimidation, discourtesy, abusive language or behavior to fellow volunteers or the public will not be tolerated under any circumstances.

Mary’s Farm Sanctuary, Inc. , 5630 Wapello Avenue SE, Lone Tree, Iowa 52755

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