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Caretaker for The Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary Wanted
Compassionate caretaker wanted!
We have a new position at The Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary for a caretaker who wants to save animal lives!
We are an animal rights sanctuary on 26 acres of land at ?taki Forks. Currently we have just 3 permanent human residents, and we need more help as we are now caring for over 160 animals
So we have decide to look for an additional caretaker to live at the sanctuary, care for animals and work on projects to improve the sanctuary. Caretakers will be committed to helping animals and willing to follow a vegan diet while on the sanctuary land. You will be a practical person who is good with animals – we care for ex-battery hens, cows, sheep, goats, horses, roosters, pigs, geese, cats and dogs. Ideally you will have your driver’s license, animal care skills and/or building skills too!
We suggest that anyone interested in being a caretaker lives at the sanctuary for an initial trial period of one week. If everything works out for you and us, you will move into the sanctuary house as a caretaker (we have a bedroom set aside for this, so you will have your own room). It’s a sunny warm space with awesome views, including a little patch of sea! We tend to be a busy place during summer (with WWOOFers, volunteers etc staying), but it is much quieter during the winter months. You will have free accommodation, but contribute to power bills and provide your own (vegan) food, supplemented by our organic vege gardens. You will also spend 15 to 20 hours a week caring for animals and working on sanctuary projects. The position is not paid, but we may be able to offer some part-time paid work at our new ?taki Opportunity for Animals op shop (opening soon!).
The Black Sheep supports animal liberation, and is opposed to all forms of oppression — check us out at www.theblacksheep.org.nz
Please email us at email@example.com if you are interested. We’d love to hear from you!
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Linda Nunn has become well known for her relentless hard work for animal rights and welfare, especially in the Auckland area. Among other agencies, she has worked alongside ‘Auckland Animal Action’, ‘Save Animals from Exploitation’, the SPCA, the Humane Society, Animal Control, Councils, etc and has been involved in helping hundreds of animals over the years. If you can offer a home for any of the animals mentioned in her current newsletter, follow the link below for profiles of these animals in need
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