Animal Caregiver / Farm Hand in Litchfield, CT

JP Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc

Job Description

Farm Animal Caregiver / Farm Hand

JP Farm Animal Sanctuary

Job Description

We are looking for a dependable person who will tend to our rescued farm animals: cows; pigs; chickens; and turkeys in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Please apply only if you have the following:

  • Must have large & small farm animal experience.
  • Must be Covid vaccinated and boosted.
  • Must have a reliable 4 wheel or all wheel drive vehicle.
  • Must live within forty-five minutes of the sanctuary.
  • Must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.


  • Feeding, watering and caring for the animals.
  • Mucking stalls, raking and cleaning in and around barns.
  • Able to perform strenuous physical labor and lifting.
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and maintain animal care schedules.
  • Able to communicate effectively regarding animal welfare in daily reports.
  • Additional duties may include odd jobs around the sanctuary.


  • Reliable, dependable and timely.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Commitment to JP Farm’s animal care policy.
  • Self motivated, self starter, self initiative, team player.
  • Must have excellent animal behavior observation skills.


  • Part time. 16-20 hours
  • Starting wage at $16.50 an hour.
  • We are looking to fill the following shifts:

7-11am and 4-8pm

  • Work schedules can vary with possible weekends and holidays required.

Email: Resume and Cover-letter

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.50 per hour


  • 4 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Must be Covid vaccinated and boosted.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Litchfield, CT 06759: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Farm Animal: 1 year (Preferred)


  • English (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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