Job Title:Full-Time Shelter Farm Assistant
Organization:Acres of Sanctuary and Hope for Animals, Inc. (aka Asha's Sanctuary)
Organization Description:Asha's Sanctuary is a non-profit farmed animal sanctuary and education center.
Location:Asha's Sanctuary, 2969 Coomer Road, Newfane, New York
40 Hours per week including most weekends and periodic "on call" as needed.
Flexibility required Sunday - Saturday.
Mostly days, some evenings during special events.
Overtime as required.
Salary and Benefits:
Opportunity for advancement in developing farm animal sanctuary.
Providing fresh water to animals.
Transport supplies / food from stores to sanctuary.
Cleaning animal quarters: poultry, sheep, donkey, goat, pig and cow barns.
Cleaning and disinfecting food and water bowls.
Cleaning sanctuary grounds including raking pastures and cleaning outside barns, shoveling and snow blowing snow, and maintaining portable potty.
The above duties do not encompass all aspects of shelter management that may be expected from this job.
Previous farmed animal experience desired, but not required (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 at all times.
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 60 pounds.
Respect for a vegan lifestyle and Asha Sanctuary's mission and core values.
All interested applicants are required to complete Asha Sanctuary's Employment Application. Instructions for sending supplemental materials will be provided within the application.