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Shelter Manager


Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary is looking to hire a full-time Shelter Manager. Duties include supervising the animal caregiver staff, overseeing health and treatments, managing barn cleanings and volunteers, overseeing adoptions and placements.

  • Candidate must have either vet-tech or managerial experience.
  • Experience with large animals and/or farm animals is a giant plus.
  • Due to the nature of the job you must be vegan or a strict vegetarian to apply. Compliance to a vegan lifestyle while on the premises is required.

The job is at times physically demanding and may put you outdoors in all sorts of weather. You’ll be assisting with animal treatments and pitching in during events or when extra hands are needed to unload hay. The manager also maintains paperwork and electronic documentation for all the animal residents.  Reliability and attention to detail is essential — the well-being of 200+ lives depends upon you. Must be willing to work some weekends and live (or be willing to move) within commuting distance of zip 12495. Valid driver’s license req.

Starting salary $31 – $35k based on experience. 75% of health insurance covered after 3 months. 1 week paid vacation after 1 year. Modest moving allowance and/or temporary housing may be available. If you still have questions after reading through the application please contact us.

Dylan likes oranges-200pxYou 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 very limited!