Farm Sanctuary’s Watkins Glen Sanctuary is home to approximately 675 farm animals rescued from abuse and neglect, including many from large and small animal agricultural operations. At Farm Sanctuary they are given refuge, rehabilitation, and personalized care. The Facilities Maintenance team is a crucial, valued part of Farm Sanctuary’s staff who are tasked with ensuring our Sanctuary residents have safe and healthy living environments on our 275-acre site. The Sanctuary Facilities Maintenance Manager is responsible for the upkeep of 64 buildings, 17 vehicles, and 23 pieces of farm equipment and supervises up to four staff.
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Farm Sanctuary is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or age.
Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming, advocate for institutional reforms, and encourage a new awareness and understanding of farm animals and the benefits of cruelty-free, plant-based living. In recent years, science has confirmed the inhumane and destructive impact of animal agriculture — a food system based on interrelated oppression and injustice.
As the founding farm animal Sanctuary in the U.S., Farm Sanctuary has rescued and provided refuge for countless survivors of the animal agriculture system. Today, at Farm Sanctuary’s Los Angeles, CA and Watkins Glen, NY Sanctuaries you will find nearly 1,000 rescued animals—each with an individual story to tell. These survivors are ambassadors, representing the billions of farm animals currently in the system. They, and others like them, have changed the hearts and minds of a generation.