Habitat Cleaning Volunteers

Farm Animal Rescue are seeking habitat cleaning volunteers to care for some of the sanctuary’s most fragile rescued animals.

Our Expectations:

  • Three hours per week on an agreed day
  • A minimum commitment of six months
  • An excellent attendance record
  • A gentle and compassionate approach to the animals
  • High standards of hygiene, tidiness and cleanliness
  • Punctuality
  • Responsible, reliable and trustworthy

Responsibilities:

  • Removal of faecal matter, spilled food, soiled straw and wood shavings from the broiler, duck and specialised hen care habitats
  • General cleaning inside and around the habitats
  • Scrubbing of soiled surfaces where warranted
  • On occasion the cleaning of A/C filters
  • Dressing of habitats with care, ensuring a balance of animal comfort and bedding cost management

When:

  • We currently have vacancies on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Choose from 7am to 10am, 8am to 11am or 9am to 12pm
  • Minimum commitment six months

Standards:

  • Training will be completed by a farm supervisor
  • Your work will be regularly monitored
  • If work outcomes are poor a management plan will be put in place with targets
  • Failure to meet our empathy standards will result in immediate dismissal
  • Failure to meet attendance and punctuality requirements will result in dismissal

When it comes to animal care, we don’t mess around. The health and well-being of the sanctuary animals are our highest priority.

If you would cherish the opportunity to help with some of the sanctuary’s most abused and fragile residents, please email farm@farmanimalrescue.org.au with responses to the following questions. It is important before applying that you ensure that you can absolutely commit to the schedule, the sanctuary animals will be relying on you. Please ensure that you include a mobile phone number, which days you can volunteer for, and please be sure to check your junk mail and deleted items folders if you don’t see our reply in your inbox within forty eight hours.

  1. Why at this point in your life have you decided to become a volunteer?
  2. How many hours per week do you believe that you can dedicate to volunteering?
  3. Is your ability to volunteer consistent across the year?
  4. Would you be more comfortable with being responsible for a piece of work, or would you prefer to work as part of a team?
  5. Are you comfortable with managing other people?
  6. Why have you chosen Farm Animal Rescue as the organisation that you want to volunteer for?
  7. Are you certain that you are able to commit to be a volunteer for at least six months?
  8. What do you believe that you can achieve for Farm Animal Rescue in the first twelve months that you volunteer with us?
  9. Have you visited the farm on one of our Open Days, or ever attended one of our events?
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