Job Title: Animal Caregiver
Job Status: Full-Time, Grass Valley
Hours & Days: 40 hours/week, days vary; schedule subject to change at any time and required to work weekends and most holidays
Start Date: Immediate
Immediate Supervisor: Animal Care Director
Job Description: The full-time Animal Caregiver assists in the care of the 400+ animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits, Donkeys) living at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Director. Animal Caregivers are responsible for the cleaning, feeding, and medical care of the animals. See below for specific responsibilities and duties.
Salary & Benefits: $12-14 per hour, depending on experience; health coverage after probation period
Housing may be available depending on experience
Additional live-in responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- On-call 2-3 days per week; on-call staff must remain on the property overnight
- Covering shifts as needed
- Being available for emergency situations when not on shift
- Able to handle emergency situations independently
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume.
Animal Place is an animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and veganism. We operate a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals and an education center. Adjacent to the Grass Valley Sanctuary is our Guest House, which houses visitors and volunteers. We also have a 60-acre Rescue Ranch facility in Vacaville, CA. Rescue Ranch provides temporary home for adoptable farmed animals, with a special emphasis on chickens from the egg industry. We operate an all-vegan store in Berkeley, CA, and facilitate multiple educational campaigns throughout the United States. If you are unfamiliar with Animal Place, visit our website at www.animalplace.org before considering applying.