Animal Care Assistant - Sheep and Goats - Farm Animal Rescue

Animal Care Assistant – Sheep and Goats

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 sheep and goats. You will work alongside our live-in animal care team.

The role would involve:

–          Cleaning down walls and surfaces in the sheep and goat barns

–          Ensure that yards are secure and safe

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

–          Monthly health checks of each goat and sheep

–          Maintain a log of each goat or sheep describing current condition, health issues and medications

–          Train new live-in animal carers in the daily maintenance of the sheep and goat barns.

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

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

–          Assist live-in volunteers as necessary

–          Attend and contribute to a quarterly animal care forum


–          Full training will be given

–          Must be strong enough to secure and hold an aggressive goat

–          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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