Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary is a small non profit dedicated to providing end of life and hospice care for unwanted senior dogs, horses and poultry in a serene sanctuary setting in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Looking for a detail-oriented person with a minimum of 2 years professional farm animal care, vet tech, nursing, PA, or similar health or animal care experience to join our animal caregiver team while living at the on site casita. On site living at KSAS is very private and peaceful and would be ideal for a retired or semi-retired health or animal care professional who enjoys a minimalist lifestyle and who wishes to serve old animals in their final stages of life.
Morning and evening shifts of feeding and watering 30+ animals
Daily medication administration
Maintain clean and safe barns, yard, and gardens
Training and supervising animal caregiver staff and volunteers
Small farm maintenance projects
Routine and as needed animal health checks
Assistance with health checks and vet visits
Maintain inventory of feed and supplies
Keep up to date computerized records of animal care, health checks and vet visits
On site caregivers may be called upon to assist with a sanctuary or animal emergency outside of regularly scheduled work hours
This is a great job for someone who:
Who has an empathic nature and hospice experience
Enjoys physically and mentally challenging work
Loves being outdoors in ALL weather
Has a positive “can-do” attitude
Has a passion for senior animal advocacy
Is a clear and concise communicator and a great team player
Understands the need to follow strict sanctuary rules, policies and procedures
Adjusts easily and quickly to detailed and frequently changing instructions
Is able to routinely lift and stack 50lb bags of grain unassisted
$12-14/hour (DOE). Dependable (all-weather) transportation is required; must be over 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, clear driving record, and have a high school diploma or higher. Some weekends and holidays are required.
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary (KSAS) operates in a small, organic farm setting and we adhere to ecologically sound and sustainable practices.
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary (KSAS) is dedicated to providing end-of-life care and hospice for older, unwanted dogs, horses, and poultry in a peaceful and serene sanctuary setting, and advocating for the compassionate, dignified treatment of all living beings as they move through the aging process.
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