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***FILLED*** Part-time Humane Educator

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is seeking a PT Humane Educator!

 

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary provides shelter to cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, sheep, goats, and rabbits who have been rescued from cases of abuse, neglect and abandonment. At the heart of our mission is the work of rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for farmed animal refugees. The Humane Educator will focus on a vital part of our work: educating the public about the vegan diet and the treatment of animals who are raised for food.

 

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Giving three tours each weekend day to tour groups
  • Giving private tours and conducting special programs for field trips and other community groups of all ages, one to two days during business week
  • Creating humane education presentations and materials for all ages that empower youth and adults to live a healthier and more compassionate lifestyle, and that engage participants in critical thinking and empathy
  • Developing educational content for newsletters, blogs and literature in both online and print media

 

Required Skills:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Savvy with multi-media platforms and social media
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Capacity to improvise in fast-paced, fluid activist environment

 

Required Credentials and Experience:

  • Experience in education, preferably in humane education or related field
  • Strong sense of affinity with the mission and goals of Woodstock Sanctuary
  • BA in relevant field

 

This is a part-time, seasonal position with the potential of becoming full-time and/or year-round. It requires availability most weekends throughout the tour season, April 1 – October 31, as well as some weekdays most weeks around which Woodstock Sanctuary can be flexible. Compensation is competitive, commensurate with experience.  Average week is 20 hours.

 

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and three references to Susan Mannella at susan@woodstocksanctuary.org.

 

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

 

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

 

Sanctuary Sustainer 2017