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The Open Sanctuary Project’s Volunteer Policy Handbook

A sample of our volunteer Volunteer Policy Handbook Template!

If your organization wants some organizational assistance bringing on volunteers, we’ve got a resource for you!

Enter your organization’s (or your) name and email below to download an editable template for an Animal Sanctuary Volunteer Policy Handbook! This free 11 page template covers a number of policies and statements to use as a foundation, including volunteer descriptions and roles, responsibilities and rules, and a confidentiality disclaimer.


We promise not to use your email for any marketing purposes! Would you prefer to access this form in a different way? Contact us and let us know!

As with all templates, this is just a start, and should be carefully reviewed by your team and a legal professional in your region before being put into use! If you haven’t already, please review our disclaimer.

You can find a volunteer application document template here.

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Updated on January 14, 2020

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