AM/PM Feed & Clean Crew

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT: Morning/Evening Feed and Clean Crew

WORKS WITH: Mostly independent position

LOCATION: Onsite – Myakka sanctuary

TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours weekly

PRE-PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS and TRAINING:

  • In- Person Shadowing

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Distribute food for multiple species of animals accurately
  • Replenish & clean water of animals
  • Muck Horse stalls
  • Remove fecal and urine matter from walkways and animal housing
  • General cleaning of walkways and pastures
  • Observant and report potential health or behavioral issues to owners
  • Willing to complete a task that needs to be done without being asked
  • Other responsibilities as requested

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Other volunteers
  • Sanctuary owners

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be capable of working outside doing strenuous tasks in Florida weather (rain or shine)
  • Must be comfortable working alongside large animals such as horses, ponies and goats
  • Must be comfortable working alongside small animals such as guinea pigs, variety of birds, and a variety of reptiles
  • Should be capable of bending and stooping repetitively
  • Should be capable of lifting 20-40 pound items with some assistance

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