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Animal Care Manager

Sweet Farm Foundation

Job Description

General Summary: To manage, supervise and participate in the Foundations’ daily farm activities in accordance with the standards and procedures established by the Foundation. To plan, organize and implement animal care that meet the principles and objectives of the Foundation established under the policies set by the Executive Director. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide hands-on daily animal care to the farm’s animals, including but not limited to the feeding, cleaning and general care. • Provide daily animal health care and any prescribed medical care treatments. • Perform weekly individual animal health assessments of each species including charting of animal’s conditions. • Ordering and receiving of farm equipment, animal feed, medical supplies and maintain inventory and records of all supplies. • Complete animal health projects as assigned. • Maintain animal shelter areas, stalls, coops, fences and water troughs in good repair and orderly fashion. • Reporting animal health and/or other farm concerns directly to Executive Director • Assess and provide or coordinate regular farm maintenance, including shelters, fences, water pumps and coops. • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of department budget. • Provide training and supervising to farm shelter staff, interns and volunteers. • Develop, implement, and maintain a range of volunteer opportunities within Sweet Farm’s Farm Animal Care Program. • Supervise volunteers and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for volunteer functions within Sweet Farm’s animal care program. • Liaison with other department personnel. • Keep Executive Director informed of farm activities. • Other duties as assigned.

This is a full time job.

Contact Information

Sandra Lawrence
Development Director
Sweet Farm Foundation
Half Moon Bay, CA

Closing Date: June 17, 2019