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Practical Barn Volunteers care for and feed our animals, collect eggs and get stuck in with mucking out.
To improve animal environment and ensure that health and safety of the animals and visitors of the centre is maintained.
Help care for large and small animals including mucking out, grooming and health checks.
Help care for chickens and collect eggs laid on the farm for sale in the farm shop.
Care for and feed animals using waste food grown in the gardens and prepared in the café.
Ensure animal housing and paddocks are clean and maintained to an appropriate standard.
Carry out practical tasks including maintaining animal accommodation and helping with DIY jobs in the barn.
Undertake on-the-role training in areas associated with the role and to take part in supplementary courses when offered which will improve skill-set and training.
Voluntary roles within the barn are highly sought after, so commitment is needed.
This role may also be of interest to those wishing to work with individuals with additional needs.
This opportunity is available to people aged 14-plus.
You would be welcome to volunteer from 10:00 am to 3pm on Tuesday and/or Thursday
Skills and Qualifications:
An interest in animals and working in the barn and paddocks
Excellent people skills
Good communication skills
A willingness to work alongside people with learning, social, mental health and physical difficulties
This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.
Age 14 and over.
The farm is accessible though some paths are quite bumpy. This is a practical role - please talk to us if you're not sure that it's right for you
We will train you for the role and may be able to offer other training which helps your personal development.