Jobs and Internships at Xanadu
We’ve been rescuing farm animals since 2018, and we still have a lot of work to do. Come join our team and make a difference!
Part-Time Farm Care Assistant
Job Type: Contract
As a Part-Time Farm Care Assistant, you will get experience working for a Non-Profit Animal Sanctuary covering 7 different species, gaining valuable skills in the areas of animal health and behavior. This position is part-time, estimated work time 10-15 hrs/week, and we offer flexible scheduling to work around other priorities. All work is performed onsite so reliable commute/transportation to the sanctuary is required. This position is designed as a Contract position, and will require a W9 be submitted once the position is accepted, and a 1099 will be issued to the contractor at the end of the year. All employees/contractors/volunteers must be prepared to work in all weather conditions and plan to dress appropriately. Closed toe shoes/boots are required. Any applicant should have a general interest in animal care or farm work, have the ability to lift 50 lbs and do general physical work, have the ability to work independently and as part of a team and be flexible to a multitude of tasks.
Duties & Responsibilities
Cleaning water tanks and refilling
Stock hay and pine shavings in the barns.
Mucking barns and pastures as needed
Stock medical supplies
Assist with animal care during vet and farrier procedures.
Maintaining feed & supplement schedules for animals
Organizing barn rooms/sheds
Clean out goat/sheep stalls & restock with shavings
Assist with minor fence repairs/filling in holes around perimeter of pastures.
Minor tree work (pruning & protecting from goats)
Other typical farm duties