Experienced Farm Manager – Live-in Opportunity at Farm

AHRC Nassau

AHRC’s Wheatley Farms is seeking a self-motivated, experienced live-in farming professional who will provide on-site management of a therapeutic farm, including care of livestock such as horses, goats, sheep, chickens & rabbits. You will ensure safe and effective day-to day operation of the farm, facilitating farm-related activities for the Day Habilitation program onsite which supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Job Description

Experienced Farm Manager – Live-in Opportunity at Farm

We provide cost-free living in historic Brookville!

Full Time - 35 Flexible hrs/wk (Salary $55-60K)

Share your love of fresh air and sunshine along with a passion for animals, farming and gardening to create a holistic farm experience.

AHRC’s Wheatley Farms is seeking a self-motivated, experienced live-in farming professional who will provide on-site management of a therapeutic farm, including care of livestock such as horses, goats, sheep, chickens & rabbits. You will ensure safe and effective day-to day operation of the farm, facilitating farm-related activities for the Day Habilitation program onsite which supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Here, we offer you:

  • Cost-free living in beautiful historic Brookville
  • Competitive salary
  • Low-cost high-quality benefits package
  • Employee Recognition – you’ll be appreciated!!
  • A diverse, inclusive team
  • Opportunities for you to advance your career
  • Wellness incentives – weight loss, yoga at work, gym membership
  • College loan forgiveness
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Cost-free boarding for your horse in our stables

You will be responsible for:

  • Daily care of animals including feeding, grooming, maintaining stables, hutches, coops etc.
  • Knowledge of latest farming/livestock trends.
  • Working with Day Habilitation participants and training program staff/participants.
  • Managing volunteer staff in performing farm related activities.
  • Coordinating and facilitating veterinarian visits

Qualifications:

  • Formal education in farm management or minimum of 3 years’ experience operating a farm, marketing and processing of farm products and livestock.
  • Experience with strategic planning and community partnership development.
  • Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 65 lbs and work in all weather conditions
  • Qualified NYS driver’s license
  • Ability to be On call for emergencies

Preferred:

  • Background in agribusiness including experience with productive farming of cultivated areas including soil prep, planting, and harvesting.
  • Experience with animal assisted activities, outdoor education.

Join our family! For immediate consideration, Email a resume to [email protected].

We offer medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, voluntary short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, Scholarship offerings, AFLAC plans, child care, prepaid legal and much more! We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer Proud of Our Workforce Diversity