Farm Volunteer

Location East Sussex
Discipline: Central Services
Job type: Volunteer
Job ref: 001502
Published: 2 months ago

What you will gain from us: 

  • Training, advice and support
  • The opportunity to be part of a rewarding team
  • A sense of satisfaction in knowing you are helping others and making a difference
  • Enjoyment of meeting a variety of new people
  • New skills and experiences
  • Opportunity for others to learn and benefit from your skills and experiences

Amongst other things what we would like from you: 

  • Preparing feed and water for the animals.
  • Clean, disinfect and maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Maintaining enclosures.
  • Daily record keeping and completion of all relevant animal paperwork.
  • Animal health checks and, when required/instructed, give medication. 
  • Assist with the handling of animals for routine treatments such as foot trimming and shearing.
  • Attend to the exercise, socialising and grooming needs of the animals when needed.
  • Assisting with the educational sessions/workshops for our YP or visiting groups.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young adults. Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance. It is an offence to apply for any job in regulated activity with children and vulnerable adults if you are barred from doing so.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join our staff team and influence and develop our working practice. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and will invite for interview all candidates who meet the role criteria. Chailey Heritage Foundation are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. 

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