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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary envisions a peaceful world rooted in respect and justice for all living beings.  We rescue farmed animals and give them care and sanctuary, connect animals with people to advance veganism, and advocate for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements.


At the heart of our mission is the hands-on work of rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for farmed animal refugees, advocating for animal rights, and educating the public about these issues. Located in New York state’s Hudson Valley region 90 minutes from New York City, the area boasts a rich cultural and artistic heritage, offering a rare mix of rural and cosmopolitan resources.  We host thousands of visitors every year between our event, tour, and volunteer programs.


This position provides support and reports to the Administrative Manager.


Duties include:

  • Answering phones and redirecting calls
  • Responding to and redirecting emails received in the general mailbox
  • Receiving and distributing mail in-house, as well as preparing out-going mail
  • Fulfilling merchandise orders from our online store
  • Assisting with store and office supply inventories
  • Assisting the Administrative Manager as needed



  • Excellent time-management and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to change gears quickly
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commitment to Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s organizational vision and mission
  • General tech savviness is helpful


This is a part-time position: Mondays through Fridays, midday shift (10:30 – 3:30 ideally, but reasonable flexibility exists for the right candidate).  Pay commensurate with experience.


To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and three references to Susan Mannella, Administrative Manager:


We regret that the number of applicants allows us to respond only to the candidates we are interviewing. No phone calls please.


Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion.