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

Animal Care Assistant – Hens, Roosters & Ducks

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


–          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


–          Follows a vegan lifestyle

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
Treasurer - Chris Harvell
Director - Carol Slater
Director - Cheryl Evans
Director - Leizl Estioko
Secretary - Olivia Spadina

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