- Date Posted: October 22, 2022
- Location: Marble Falls, Texas
- Salary: $375 / week
- Housing Offered: Yes
- Experience: No experience required
- Website: http://www.outdoorschool.com
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: (512) 537-3631
Pay: Up to $375/week with opportunities for additional weekend work at $14-15 per hour.
Room and Board: Room and most board is provided. Compensation includes on-site housing at our camp in Marble Falls Texas and meals when the program is running (about 85% of the time).
Dates: This is a seasonal position, and exact dates vary from year to year. Generally, the fall season runs from mid-August through mid-November and the spring season runs from early February through late May. For successful candidates, there is an opportunity for continual employment throughout the year with season completion bonuses.
Location: The Outdoor School is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country with direct waterfront access to Lake LBJ, and just 50 miles away from awesome food and live music in Austin.
The Animal Care Specialist will be the primary caretaker for our on-site animals including longhorns, ponies, miniature horses, a miniature zebu, pigs and piglets, Nigerian pygmy goats and kids, chickens, turkeys, and rabbits. When not attending to animals, you will work alongside our team of outdoor education instructors to teach kids in and about nature.
- About 50% animal care:
- Feeding and caring for animals including horses, cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens, turkeys, and their young.
- Inventory and stocking supplies
- Maintaining clean, safe, healthy, and presentable habitats.
- About 50% of outdoor education:
- Facilitating adventure and recreation activities including rock climbing, ropes courses, and archery.
- Teaching experiential education curriculum to youth in 4th-12th grade
- Contributing to overall programmatic needs
*If you are interested in one part of this role but not the other, apply anyway and we can talk about other options and opportunities*
- Prior experience and knowledge about farm animal care
- Prior experience working with children
- Enjoy working in the outdoors with animals
- $375 per week
- Onsite housing provided for the duration of employment
- Most meals provided