Farm Animal / Barn Facilitator - Drumlin Farm Camp

Location: Lincoln, MA
Sanctuary: Drumlin Farm

Drumlin Farm Camp is a farm and nature camp full of outdoor exploration, farmyard activities, teambuilding, games, and much more. We are looking for a Farm Animal Facilitator to support our programming by designing and delivering activities and lessons for campers ages 4-17 focused on cows and horses. This role also assists in maintaining safety of campers, staff, and farm animals during programs.  

Join a positive, welcoming community of people who enjoy learning and working together in a beautiful place and sharing their love of nature and farming. Training includes natural history, orientation to farm animals, and teaching techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Safely handle farm animals including but not limited to cow, horse, sheep, goats, and chickens. Experience with all farm animals is not required, experience with horses and/or cows preferred
  • Facilitate interactive lessons for children ages 4-17 about farm animals, and lead chores such as milking a cow, grooming a pony, mucking, etc.
  • Maintain physical safety of campers, staff, and animals at all times

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have experience and enjoy working with children/youth, and working with farm animals
  • Agriculture, animal science or environmental education experience and/or past camp experience are helpful
  • Must have ability to work in a farm environment and maintain safety of people and animals during farm animal interactions; must be able to work cooperatively and independently, and be flexible and responsible
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity
  • Must have community CPR/First Aid certifications current through August 2021 or willing to obtain before June (we will offer a class)
  • Must pass background records checks (CORI & SORI)

Compensation and Benefits

Rate of Pay: Beginning at $13.50/hour depending on experience

Additional Comments

Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8am – 2pm (32 hours/week)

Training (paid): June 7– 18 (most days)  Camp: June 21– Aug 13 (we have work available through Sept 2)

Greater Boston and Worcester residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially. A detailed job description is available upon request.

How to Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Meghan Haslam, Camp Director (she/her)
Job# 3301

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