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Grounds Keeper and Maintenance

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HAY BURR INN CORP

  • 1 person is interested
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We are looking for volunteers to help with the grounds appearance at the farm. Grounds keeper will be responsible for the plants, trail and the barn.

Person does not need to have experience to excel in this position. Training is available. Just be willing to learn and not have a fear of getting dirty.

The goal is to ensure that our organization is showing the best face for all who come to visit and to ensure the grounds are kept up and keep a welcoming and inviting experience to all our guests.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain Gardens which includes planting, weeding and watering
  • Keep trail free of debris
  • Help with decorations for the trail fundraising events
  • Help with various projects around the farm involved with the appearance and function of the farm
  • Keep barn tidy which includes but not limited, sweeping, removing webs and cleaning tack periodically.
  • Assist with preparation and clean-up after an event.
  • To assist during fundraising events at the farm which may include attending to the trail or assisting with traffic.
  • Assist with small construction projects on the property.
  • Assist with fencing.
  • Record Hours of Volunteering
  • Utilize Barn Help Google Calendar when coming to the barn
Benefits
  • Fresh air and all the healthy benefits of being outdoors

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About HAY BURR INN CORP

Location:

169 BLACK HILL RD, PLAINFIELD, CT 06374, US

Mission Statement

Hay Burr Inn’s all-volunteer staff is dedicated to saving the lives of horses that are victims of starvation, neglect, abuse, bound for slaughter, or whose owners are unable to provide for their needs. It is our goal to rehabilitate and restore the physical and emotional health of the horses and find them a loving home, or continue to give them the special, intensive care they need to live out their days in peace.

Description

Hay Burr Inn has been rescuing horses for over a decade, but only became a Charitable 501(c)3 Organization in 2014.

We currently house 12 horses and 1 donkey.

We rescue the "unwanted of the unwanted" horses. Horses who no longer serve a purpose for their owners are put up for auction and sold to the highest bidder. Those who are "too broken" to be purchased at the auction are sent over the Canadian or Mexican borders for slaughter. It is our goal to intercept these horses that are bound for slaughter, and take them to our sanctuary. Other horses come to us from severe neglect, abuse and owner surrenders.

Regardless of their origin, it is our goal to take these horses to our sanctuary where they can rest and be rehabilitated. We rehabilitate their health and their spirit- Allowing them a safe place to recover from any medical or mental trauma of their past.

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities that allow people of all ages, abilities, talents, and experience levels to help the horses.

Animals
Community
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

169 Black Hill RoadPlainfield, CT 06374

(41.70743,-71.9361)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Electrical

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 20 hours a month.
  • Attend Quarterly Mandatory Meetings; Help at Events

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