Tour Guide

  • Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
  • High Falls, NY, USA
  • Jan 11, 2023
Part time Education Non-Profit

Job Description

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is seeking a Part-Time Tour Guide! 

 Location: High Falls, NY  

Organizational Description 

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and gives them care and sanctuary, connects animals with people to advance veganism, and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements. We welcome visitors to come and meet animals who are most commonly exploited, abused, and killed in animal agriculture. Our animal residents are given lifelong sanctuary and are treated with respect as individuals. By giving farmed animals the chance to live their lives with dignity and by sharing their stories, we advocate for veganism and aim to reduce suffering for all. 

  

Start Date: Training will begin mid-March on a weekly basis (day and time flexible). The first day of the tour season will be Saturday, May 6th, 2023.

End Date: Mid-November 2023 

Pay Rate: $18-$20/hour, based on experience

Schedule: Saturdays 9:30AM – 4:00PM 

Hours per week:  6.5 

  

Job Overview  

The Part-Time Tour Guide is a seasonal, public-facing position that focuses on a vital part of our work: promoting a strong vegan message to our visitors by introducing them to our rescued farmed animal residents.

Key Responsibilities: 

·         Giving tours each Saturday to tour groups, including tours for children 

·         Educating the public about our animal residents, animal agriculture, and the importance of a compassionate lifestyle

·         Being available in between tours to answer questions and assist with crowd safety 

·         Giving station presentations and interacting with visitors during special events

 

 Experience and Qualification: 

                       

·         Experience in education, preferably in humane education or related field 

·         Knowledge of animal agriculture and issues facing farmed animals

·         Strong sense of affinity with the mission and goals of Woodstock Sanctuary 

 

 

Skills: 

·         Strong public speaking and communication skills 

·         Excellent customer service skills 

·         Capacity to improvise in fast-paced, fluid activist environment 

·         Experience interacting with farmed animals or other large animals helpful 

·         Must be a good team player 

 

 

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other related duties to meet the on-going needs of the organization. 

 

This position involves standing and sitting for hours at a time, interacting with farmed animals, moving around the large Sanctuary property for tours and other purposes, and occasional lifting.

 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Anna Balser

 

We regret that the number of applicants allows us to respond only to those candidates who we are interviewing. No phone calls please. 

 

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion. We are an actively anti-racist organization. BIPOC individuals are encouraged to apply.