After School Program


Monday – Thursday • 3:00-5:00 • $25/hour
Danny’s Farm at Special Spirit
9889 Helen Ave., Shadow Hills, CA

  • Enjoy the Outdoors and Farm Life
  • Make Friends
  • Learn to Care for Animals
  • Goal Oriented Social Activities

This specialized environment can have a tremendous impact on those we serve. Taking care of the animals together and sharing this experience with peers can improve self-esteem, compassion, coping skills, and overall social skills. Participants with special needs are welcome to bring an aide.

If you are interested in registering or have more questions, contact:
Sherri Rubendall at (626) 632- 0826 or at

This Program was made possible by the Muskin Family Foundation

Dannys Farm After School Program


Danny's Farm is host to numerous schools and group visits, and we welcome classrooms and groups to visit Danny's Farm. Participants will learn fun animal facts, interact with the petting farm animals, enjoy farm-related activities, and more. Please contact Sherri Rubendall, Farm Manager, at (626) 632- 0826 or at to arrange a visit or get more information.

Danny’s Farmhands

Adult Vocational Training Program

Danny’s Farmhand Program offers wonderful employment and volunteer opportunities for adults with disabilities in an enriching, stimulating, and healthful outdoor environment.


Danny’s Farm relies heavily on the support we receive from our Volunteers. Below are some examples of how you can help:

  • Fundraise for items on our wish list (email us at  to find our current needs)
  • Volunteers for special events
  • Scout projects (Eagle Scout Project, Gold Project, etc.)

If you are interested in helping with any of the above here are our requirements:

  • All applicants are required to meet with our staff and fill out application forms.
  • All volunteers must sign our Liability Insurance Form. For applicants under the age of 18 yrs, a parent or legal guardian must sign our Liability Form, accompany the volunteer to meet with our staff and accompany volunteer for all volunteer for  the duration of all volunteer hours.

Thank you in advance for caring and wanting to make a difference!
Volunteer Application