Job Type: Full time, 40 hours per week. Schedule fluctuates and includes weekends.
Reports To: Deborah Blum, Executive Director
The Sanctuary Assistant will be responsible for helping Deborah with all operational aspects of the sanctuary including administrative support, assisting with animal care on occasion, helping plan and execute special events, running sanctuary errands, and special projects. They will be working very closely with Deborah.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who loves a diverse and daily-changing job, is entrepreneurial in spirit, and wants to learn all aspects of running a business and an animal sanctuary. We’re looking for someone who enjoys work, can think creatively, and loves to be around both people and animals. There is also potential for growth in this position as we grow as an organization.
Responsibilities include these main areas:
Some of the work is physical and performed primarily outdoors, with some duties performed indoors. Outdoor duties will involve working in all weather conditions, including cold/wet weather (average low is 45F) and hot summers (average high is 80-90F).
Office working environment will be artificial light, equipment used includes standard office equipment i.e. computer, printer, telephone and copy machine. There are animals at Goatlandia so there is occasional exposure to sick or injured animals, and possible exposure to parasites and infectious diseases, some of which are zoonotic.
Driving will be required, and use of company vehicle is available for company tasks.
To inquire or apply for this job, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put position title in the subject line.