Overview

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is seeking an Education and Outreach Intern!

Location: High Falls, NY

Start Date: Flexible

End Date: Minimum commitment of 3 months

Pay Rate: Biweekly stipend: $50 per week.

Schedule: Flexible during the week, Saturdays and some Sundays required based on events

Hours per week:  16-20

 

 

Job Overview

The Education and Outreach Intern will focus on a vital part of our work: promoting a strong vegan message to our visitors and promoting our programs at community events. This internship will require attending local off-site events with your own transportation. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with public tours by answering questions, helping with crowd control, and facilitating safe interactions between the public and our animal residents
  • Tabling at community events such as farmers markets and Vegfests alongside staff and volunteers
  • Identifying new outreach opportunities
  • Assisting with administrative tasks related to public education program and visiting season

 

Experience and Qualification:                        

  • Strong sense of affinity with the mission and goals of Woodstock Sanctuary
  • Customer service or experience working with the public helpful

 

Skills: 

  • Friendly and outgoing with strong communication skills
  • Basic computer skills and experience with online research
  • Experience interacting with farmed animals or other large animals helpful
  • Must be a good team player

 

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Interns may be required to perform other related duties to meet the on-going needs of the organization.

 

This position involves standing and sitting for hours at a time, interacting with farmed animals, moving around the large Sanctuary property for tours and other purposes, and occasional lifting and carrying for offsite events.

 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Anna Balser

We regret that the number of applicants allows us to respond only to those candidates who we are interviewing. No phone calls please.

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion. We are an actively anti-racist organization. BIPOC individuals are encouraged to apply.

Tagged as: activism, advocacy and outreach, animal sanctuary, education

About Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and gives them care and sanctuary, connects animals with people to advance veganism, and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements. We welcome visitors to come and meet animals who are most commonly exploited, abused, and killed in animal agriculture. Our animal residents are given lifelong sanctuary and are treated with respect as individuals. By giving farmed animals the chance to live their lives with dignity and by sharing their stories, we advocate for veganism and aim to reduce suffering for all.

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