Animal Caregiving Internship

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary - High Falls, NY Posted: 3/3/2017 - Paid - Full-time - Apply Before: 12/31/2017


The internship program at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary provides individuals with a unique opportunity to advocate for and connect with farmed animals, establish community with like-minded people, and obtain real-life (and résumé-worthy!) experience. Interns who are committed to a full 40-hour workweek will be eligible for on-site housing and a weekly $100 cost of living reimbursement.


Animal Caregiving Internship


Responsibilities & Duties:


Animal feeding and watering.

Barn and habitat cleaning and enrichment.

Shelter cleaning projects.

Assisting with animal health checks.

Animal monitoring for special needs animals.

Additional non-animal related tasks as needed.


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Minimum Requirements:



Good animal behavior observation skills.

Ability to work in harsh/all weather conditions.

Ability to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting.

Must be able to follow detailed instructions and meet animal care schedules.

Ability to work well with a variety of people.

Very reliable and dependable.

Commitment to WFS animal care policies and standards.

Commitment to WFS organizational programs and goals.

Flexibility and openness to a multitude of tasks.




Volunteer commitment of 40 hours per week.

Weekends and holidays may be required.

Two month minimum commitment required.




Opportunity to learn from and interact with our shelter animal residents.

Opportunity to gain considerable knowledge of farm animal care.

Working with like-minded and committed animal activists.

Gain experience beneficial for future employment and life.

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