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Horse and Farm Volunteer

By 9th September 2021Uncategorised

Purpose of the role:

To assist in the mucking out and setting up feeds for our equine and farm animals.

Groom our horses, donkeys and ponies providing essential health benefits whilst strengthening our equines bonds with humans.

Lunging may also be required to assist our animal care farm team

Responsible to:

Animal welfare supervisor

Main duties:

Mucking out stables, field shelters and farm areas

Setting up feeds following strict feeding guidelines

Changing and refreshing waters for all farm and equine animals

Brushing and grooming our equines

Hoof picking

Lunging some horses

Skills and qualifications:

You must follow instructions 

You do not need to have qualifications for this position, but previous equine or farm husbandry experience is helpful 

The role of horse and farm volunteer can be physically demanding and requires you to be fit and healthy 

An ability to work well with others and communicate with the wider team as well as working independently 

Time commitment:

We ask for commitment and dedication to your volunteer role, and require a minimum time commitment of 4 hours between 9am and 1pm, on a set day each week  

On occasion we may ask you to attend shelter fundraising events outside of these hours, if you are able to do so 

Please note you must be aged 18 or over to volunteer.

Only successful applicants will be contacted

If you are interested in this volunteer position please fill out the form below

Volunteer Application Form – Animal care
Please note you must be over 18 years of age to volunteer.
Which animal care positon are you applying for?
Please state which times you are available to volunteer.
Do you have any previous animal care experience?
Do you have any experience of animals with challenging behaviours?
Are you currently employed?