Farm Program Assistant in Peninsula, OH 44264

Hale Farm & Village

Farm Program Assistant

RESPONSIBILITY: This position is responsible to the Farm and Horticulture Coordinator of Hale Farm & Village for the care and maintenance of livestock, gardens, fields, farm implements and equipment. This position also participates in program demonstrations related to animals and horticulture.

CLASSIFICATION: This position is classified as Part Time and is non-exempt with regard to overtime compensation.

COORDINATION: Works with all Hale Farm & Village and Western Reserve Historical Society staff involved in the interpretation of daily life at the museum.


1. Care for the health, safety, and cleanliness of all Hale Farm and Village livestock, including oxen, sheep and chickens.

2. On occasion, provide to the visiting public informative, accurate, and engaging information about Hale Farm and Village, 19th century farming and gardening techniques.

3. In coordination with the Manager of Grounds and Maintenance, assists in maintaining fences, gates, feed troughs, and barns.

4. On occasion, wear period appropriate clothing for special events and programs during different climates.

5. Maintain the physical cleanliness of the program tools, equipment, barns and sites.

6. Assists in the planting and maintenance of gardens and fields.

7. Undertakes other duties as assigned by the Farm and Horticulture Coordinator.


Ability to prioritize and have flexibility in organizing tasks. Must either have experience with large farm animals or an appreciation of their size and care, and willingness to be trained. Ability to provide clear instructions to staff and volunteers. Must have attention to detail. This position is physical in nature and candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects and work in a variety of conditions.

Please email your resume if interested in the position. Thank you.

Job Type: Part Time

Pay: $13.00 per hour


Employee discount


8 hour shift

Work Location: In person