Job Title: Full-Time Shelter Facilities Assistant
Reports to: President
Organization: Acres of Sanctuary and Hope for Animals, Inc. (aka Asha Sanctuary)
Organization Description: Asha Sanctuary is a non-profit farmed animal sanctuary and education center.
Location: Asha Sanctuary, 2969 Coomer Road, Newfane, New York
40 Hours per week including most weekends, periodic "on call," overtime and sleep over as required.
Salary and Benefits:
$15 / hour
Competitive benefits include:
5 Days paid vacation. 100% reimbursement the following year for unused days
6 Days paid sick time. 100% reimbursement the following year for unused days
Paid Holidays or Double Time
Opportunity for growth in developing farm animal sanctuary.
Fixing gates, fences, etc.
Preserving shelter grounds including back filling of barn.
Snow blowing and/or shoveling key areas during winter season.
Maintaining visiting center.
Assisting in barn cleaning, pastures and grounds as needed.
The above tasks do not encompass all aspects required of this job.
Solid operating knowledge of various heavy equipment including tractors, skid steers, etc.
Previous farmed animal experience desired (e.g. goats, cows, chickens, sheep, horses, etc.).
Follows both written and verbal directions.
Sharp listening skills and able to detail verbal instructions in notepad.
Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects in fast-paced work environment.
Excellent time management and communication skills.
Ability to work well with management, staff and external partners.
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record required.
Must be willing to use personal vehicle for sanctuary purposes. Applicants with trucks or large SUVs are strongly preferred and desired.
Must be able to work in extreme and all weather conditions.
Must be able to bend, stretch, twist and lift 50 pounds.
Flexibility required Sunday - Saturday
All interested applicants are required to complete Asha Sanctuary's Employment Application. Instructions for sending supplemental materials will be provided within the application.