Animal Care Assistant - Farm Animal Rescue

We are seeking an animal care assistant to work for 8 hours up until dusk once per week and who will specialise in the maintenance and care of the imagesanctuary’s animals. You will work alongside our live-in animal care team.

The role would involve:

–          Cleaning down walls and surfaces in the pig barn

–          Ensure that yards are secure and safe

–          Check areas that are accessible for the pigs and cattle for trash and small items that might be considered food

–          Monthly health checks of each anmal.

–          Maintain a log of each animal describing current condition, health issues and medications

–          Train new live-in animal carers in the daily procedures

–          Assist live-in volunteers when necessary

–          Manage the entire farm operation in the case of sickness or default of a live-in volunteer

–          Attend and contribute to a quarterly animal care forum


–          Full training will be given

–          Must be cautiously confident around large animals

–          Must be able to commit for a minimum of six months

–          Must be available to work either Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. Your commitments outside the sanctuary must take up no more than 4 days per week, or 8 days per fortnight.


–          Follows a vegan lifestyle

–          Large animal experience a plus but not absolutely essential

Training will be conducted on a live-in basis for on week with accommodation in our intern bungalow. At the conclusion of the week successful applicants will be allocated a weekly work day.

If this feels like the perfect fit, please send an email response to Christine at (with your CV attached preferably).



Farm Animal Rescue Inc.

1713 Dayboro Road
QLD 4521

FAR Management Committee

President - Brad King
Vice President - Carol Slater
Treasurer - Kim Payne
Campaigns - Joanne Webb
Grants - Lauren Phillips


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