We’re accepting applications for our 2020 Internship Program!

Our internship will provide an individual with a meaningful educational experience; to care for and connect with rescued farmed animals, work side-by-side with the co-founders, and be a part of a compassionate community. Additionally, individuals will be a vital part of the building and growth of our new location in Freedom, IN.
PEAK is currently 35 minutes from Bloomington and 1 hour from Indianapolis. 
Interns must be willing to promote the mission of PEAK.
  • 35 – 40 hours per week
  • On-site housing provided, commuting is acceptable
  • Interns will be responsible for own meals, personal cleaning products, etc.
  • Internships available Year Round
  • Weekend work required
  • Transportation not required while at the sanctuary
  • Interns are required to be vegan while on the Sanctuary grounds. No use of products or by-products that come from an animal. This includes; meat, dairy,  eggs, honey, leather, wool, etc
  • Must be 18 years or older


  • Animal feeding and watering
  • Stall and habitat cleaning and enrichment
  • Assisting with animal health checks
  • Animal monitoring for special needs animals
  • Assist with property management; compost, mowing and/or weed eating
  • Special building care projects as they arise


  • Ability to work in ALL weather conditions
  • Sharp observation and animal behavior skills.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and follow-through with animal care schedule
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Willingness and flexibility to various tasks and schedule changes
  • Commitment to PEAK’s mission, vision, and animal care policies


  • Acquiring in-depth knowledge of farmed animal care
  • Interacting  and connecting with shelter animal residents
  • Working with like-minded and committed activists
  • Contributing to rescuing and making a difference for farmed animals
  • Beneficial experience for future employment and life
  • Access to  40+acres of woods with a  full of a variety of wildlife

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assist with writing and editing content for the website, social media, and press materials.
  • Assist the Marketing & Communications Manager with marketing and media relations initiatives as needed.
  • Provide special event help as needed.


  • Photography skills are plus.
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube preferred.
  • Word and Excel proficiency preferred.
  • General knowledge of business practices (ability to compose a proper letter, good phone manners, etc.).
  • Commitment to Uplands PEAK organizational programs and goals.
  • Flexibility and openness to a multitude of tasks.


  • Volunteer commitment of 35-40 hours per week.
  • Weekends and holidays may be required.
  • Two-month minimum commitment. required.


  • Opportunity to learn more about non-profit administration and business practices.
  • Working with like-minded and committed animal activists.
  • Gain experience beneficial for future employment and life.
Email resume and cover letter to information@uplandspeak.org
Include in the cover letter why you would be the best choice for a PEAK internship. Also, include the months you are available for an internship and which internship you are applying to.