8 Aug 2013

Part-Time Barn Staff

Catskill Animal Sanctuary – Posted by casanctuarySaugerties, New York, United States

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Job Description

Founded in 2001, Catskill Animal Sanctuary is a 110-acre haven for farmed animals rescued from neglect or abandonment, and a center to encourage and empower individuals in their journey toward veganism.  Located in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, CAS has saved the lives of close to 3,000 animals through direct rescue, and countless more through programs such as Compassionate Cuisine, our vegan culinary program, and Camp Kindness, a day camp for children.

We are seeking a p/t barn staff person to work on Saturdays. Barn staff team members work under the direction of the Farm Manager performing general animal caretaking chores. Daily duties include stall & shelter cleaning, animal turnout, feeding & watering animals. Other occasional chores may include farm maintenance & repair, light carpentry, and mowing or other landscaping.

Requirements: ability to safely operate farm equipment and drive a tractor, experience working comfortably around large animals, and ability to lift 50lbs with ease.

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume including references to Kathy Keefe: katherine@casanctuary.org. Please do not apply if you are unable to lift 50lbs or are not available on Saturdays. Only those applicants we wish to interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Non Profit. Job Types: Part-Time.

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