Overview

How would you like a job as an animal caregiver in a growing animal sanctuary. We will be moving to a 336 acre facility and are looking to increase our caregiving staff. A dream job where you can work with like minded animal lovers helping to change the world for hundreds of individual animals.

Tagged as: animal care, farm work, sanctuary, vet tech

About Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

Looking for a highly motivated, dedicated individual, interested in joining the Animal Care Operations at our facility. Work with like-minded individuals that are committed to the highest care and well being of our rescued animals.

Qualifications:

Experience in animal care, preferably at a sanctuary.
Excellent communication skills.
Able to take instruction on how to care for animals.
Able to oversee volunteers.
Able to prioritize effectively.
Able to understand and follow medical directions.
Excellent animal behavior observation skills
Excellent research skills.
Must be able to think outside the box and treat all animals on an individual level.
Able to work effectively and compassionately with all personality types.
Able to keep cool in medical emergencies.
Able to work in all weather conditions and be able to perform strenuous tasks.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
Must be very reliable and dependable.
Excellent record keeping skills
Able to participate in a variety of organizational programs to better the welfare of our animals
Team player who is able to monitor and report on all shelter staff duties
A commitment to Tamerlaine Farm’s animal care policies.
Passionate about animal welfare.
Able to handle emotional situations dealing with animals.
Able to live in a group environment.
Must live a vegan lifestyle while on the farm.
Interested in growing with a small sanctuary and help to expand our animal caretaking operations.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Responsibilities:

All animal care operations.
Work with and train Volunteers.
Daily animal heath care and treatments.
Documenting all animal health care checks, treatments, vaccinations, worming, medical histories etc.
Barn and habitat cleaning and enrichment.
Perform treatments and therapies for special care animals.
Travel with animals to veterinary appointments.
Work with founders to come up with the best care program possible for the animals.
Benefits:

Housing.
The opportunity to start with a program from the ground up.
Helping a new sanctuary become a home to future generations of animals.
Gain experience as animal caregiver