Animal Caregiving Internship

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

Description:

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.

 

Please apply on-line only at http://woodstocksanctuary.org/join/internships/

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications:

 

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.

 

Specifications:

 

Volunteer commitment of 40 hours per week.

Weekends and holidays may be required.

Two month minimum commitment required.

 

Benefits:

 

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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