Shelter Farm Assistant

Farm Sanctuary - Acton, CA4.1

Full-time$14 an hour
Responsibilities & Duties:
Cleaning large animal and small animal shelter housing barns. Barn cleaners are assigned daily cleaning responsibilities for a full, 8 hour daily work shift day. Cleaning procedures include:
Raking out all bedding straw in barns
Scrubbing perches, nestboxes, feed & water pallets
Scrubbing walls & gates
Cobweb dusting barns
Cleaning hospital barn walls and flooring
Spreading old bedding on pastures
Assisting with farm maintenance as needed

Reliable and dependable
Ability to work well independently
Able to work in all weather conditions
Able to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting
Ability to complete all barn cleaning schedules as assigned
Team player; able to work well with a variety of people
Perform any other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Previous farm or work experience at animal care facility helpful
Farm equipment knowledge & ability to drive tractors helpful

Job Specifications:
Full time position offering 40 hours per week; candidates available for less than 40 hours will be considered
Position available through November 30, with consideration for extension based on organizational needs.
Weekend availability preferred
Starting wage is $14 per hour
All interested applicants are required to complete Farm Sanctuary’s Employment Application. Instructions for sending supplemental materials will be provided within the application.

For questions or to request a copy of the employment application by mail, please contact

Position posted October 9, 2018

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