Equine Assistants provide overall care of shelter equines by providing a clean, healthy, and nutritive environment for them during their stay at Dane County Humane Society.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Care for shelter equine by participating in specifically outlined care duties, including stall cleaning, dishes, laundry, and equine caretaking duties as assigned by staff such as but not limited to taking out recycling and garbage, washing food cans, diet preparation, setting up animal stalls for new residence, yard and barn cleanup.
Help facilitate quick adoptive placement of animals into forever homes by providing an enriched environment.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Minimum age of 18 years old
Ability to take direction and follow implemented guidelines
Ability to squat, bend, twist, lift a minimum of fifty pounds or stand for long periods
Demonstrated equine experience and knowledge
Ability to maintain designated safety precautions when dealing with equine
Shifts are 2-3 hour weekly shifts for a minimum commitment of six months