Animal Care Assistant - Hens, Roosters & Ducks - Farm Animal Rescue

We are seeking an animal care assistant to work for 8 hours up until dusk onceimage per week and who will specialise in the maintenance and care of the sanctuary’s hens, roosters and ducks. You will work alongside our live-in animal care team.

The role would involve:

–          Scrubbing coops, nesting boxes, carry cases, and walls ensuring the birds live in a clean and healthy environment

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

–          Monthly health checks of each bird

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

–          Train new live-in animal carers in the daily maintenance of the hen houses and duck pond

–          Lay new clean bedding and close up the houses in the evening, ensuring that all birds are accounted for

–          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

Pre-requisites:

–          Full training will be given

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

–          Must be available to work either Monday, Wednesday or Friday

Desired:

–          Follows a vegan lifestyle

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

 

ADDRESS

Farm Animal Rescue Inc.

1713 Dayboro Road
Dayboro
QLD 4521

FAR Management Committee

President - Brad King
Vice President - Carol Slater
Treasurer - Kim Payne
Secretary - Aaron Lee

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