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Animal Caregiver

Join the team! Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary is looking to hire a full-time, long term, committed animal caregiver. Duties include care and feeding of animals, administering treatments and medications, barn cleaning, and working with volunteers.

The job is physically demanding and will put you outdoors in all sorts of weather. You’ll be swinging 50 pound straw bales and bags of feed. Reliability and attention to detail is essential — the well-being of 300+ lives will depend upon you! 

IMG_7658smYou must be within commuting distance to Willow, NY, or, if moving here from another area, we encourage you to check out real estate listings at Ulster Publishing.  Use zip code 12495 or Willow, NY, as your center point. Rents are cheaper north and west of Woodstock.  We cannot emphasize enough that you must be serious about your move when applying for the job; otherwise you are wasting our time, which is so precious as we keep so very busy.

Vegans and vegetarians in particular are encouraged to apply.

Salary based on experience but usually starts at $13-$14/hour. Option for 75% of health insurance covered after 3 months. 1 week paid vacation after 1 year. No moving allowance is available. 

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to follow detailed animal care instructions
  • Able to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work well with variety of people
  • Good animal behavior observation skills
  • Very reliable and dependable
  • Team player

Fill out this form to apply.  Please do not call.  

If you still have questions after reading through the application please contact us.