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General Animal Caretaker Per Diem
Job Code:2022-338
Department:Farm Programs
Status:Per Diem (as needed, not on reg. schedule)
Get to know us: For over 75 years, Green Chimneys a multi-faceted nonprofit organization is helping young people to maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical, and recreational services, in a safe and supportive environment that nurtures connections with their families, the community, animals, and nature.

Culture: Green Chimneys has built its success through valuing diversity in our workforce and clientele. Our programs are developed to recognize, respect, and respond to the unique, culturally defined needs of persons and families within our service population. We strive to create an inclusive, respectful and equitable environment in order to serve our diverse clients with culturally sensitive services. 

Mission: We strive to give our clients support, resources, and the ability to heal through the work of animal-assisted therapy and nature-based learning all while developing the skills and confidence to grow into independent young adults.

Role Overview: 
The General Animal Caretaker will assist in the animal areas and spend most of their day cleaning stalls, feeding animals and maintaining sanitation around the Brewster and Clearpool farm.


• Weekend Morning and afternoon chores, including feeding, watering and cleaning of stalls in horse barn, teaching barn or other farm areas including Brewster and Clearpool campus 
• Grooming animals, tacking horses, helping in animal training
• Assisting with medical treatment when needed
• Caring for animals in the Nature Room
• Other duties as assigned
What you bring to Green Chimneys:
Interest in working with animals. Willingness to work hard in a farm setting. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Availability on Sundays!
Great second job opportunity for Green Chimneys Staff!