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Animal & Farm Activity Coordinator (Program Assistant)
Job Code:2023-110
Location:Brewster Main Campus
Department:Farm Programs
Status:Regular Full Time (40 hrs/wk)

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. 

 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.

The Program Assistant at the Farm is responsible for supporting all aspects of the farm programs and farm department, which includes but is not limited to leading farm activities for children in the teaching barn, participating in animal care/training and vocational barn management with and for learning disabled and emotionally disturbed children and the maintenance of the farm landscape. Special focus is on developing activities in the afternoon and early evening and on weekends.  Supports the farm, recreation, education and childcare departments, especially during special events.

Rate of pay $15.00 with competitive benefits

What you bring to Green Chimneys:


  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree in animal science or agriculture science preferred
  • Experience working in a farm environment preferred


  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record