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Program Assistant - Clearpool (Short Hour)
Job Code:2024-079
Location:Clearpool
Department:Farm Programs
Status:Regular Short Hours (31 or less hrs/wk)
  

BROAD RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Clearpool Program Assistant will assist in the animal areas and spend the majority of their work time cleaning stalls, feeding animals and maintaining the farm, garden and Nature Room while mentoring students in the Learn and Earn Program.  Performs independent care for Clearpool livestock, garden and Nature Room animals on one weekend day.  The incumbent will perform morning and afternoon farm chores, including but not necessarily limited to feeding and watering animals, cleaning of stalls and/or paddocks at the farm area and Nature Room at the Clearpool campus, groom animals, administer medical treatment, and teach children to care for animals and oversee all the Learn and Earn activities to which students are assigned during their shift. This role will include other duties not listed in this description that supports the students and farm. 

What you bring to Green Chimneys:

Education/Experience:

  • Experience working with children in a farm setting
  • Experience working with a variety of animals including livestock, equine, bird of prey, dogs and reptiles or the ability to learn quickly.
  • A high school or GED equivalent required

Physical/Mental Requirements (ADA Compliance):

  • In order to perform the essential duties of the job, the incumbent must be able to speak, hear, see and type
  • Must have the ability to work long hours, in a hectic environment, often under pressure.
  • Be physically able to work outdoors and perform physical labor in all types of weather for at least 8 hours a day
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds routinely
The schedule is 24 hours per week – Sunday, Monday and Tuesday only 
This is a short hour position and not benefit eligible
The hourly rate is $17.00 per hour