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Position:
Weekend Zoo Manager

We are hiring a weekend barnyard zookeeper, to begin in March 2024.

Your job will focus around keeping our farm zoo animals well cared for, keeping a clean and tidy barn space and guiding our customers through fun and friendly encounters with our resident farm animals.

Your duties will include:

  • Providing morning feed, water and care for our miniature petting zoo animals.

  • Morning barn cleaning chores.

  • Leading animal encounters for registered participants.

  • Working directly with customers, troubleshooting, providing customer service and taking payments.

  • Assisting with facilitating birthday parties and events on farm, including: crafts, activities, games and more.

  • Assisting with animal care on the production end of our farm.

Total work hours hours vary slightly depending on daily animal encounter scheduling, about 10-16 hours/week.

Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am-1:30pm or 8:00-4:00pm.

Pay is $17 hour.​

North Bend, WA based.

 

Requisites:

  • 21 or older

  • Strong - can lift, push and pull 50#

  • Comfortable working solo

  • Some animal experience 

  • Reliable transportation to and from work

  • Great customer service skills.

  • Outgoing, accountable, detail oriented, self-directed, good communication skills

Position:
Mobile Petting Zoo
Party Wrangler

Looking for animal lovers with fun personalities, who are great with kids! Our mobile petting zoo travels to private bookings, festivals and farmers markets, and we need extra zoo wranglers to lead gigs. If you are looking for a flexible, fun & easy job, this is an opportunity for you!

You get to set your own schedule, be your own boss on the job, make bonuses for being a good salesperson and get paid to hang out with cute baby animals. 

This job will require you to work mostly solo, so you must be good at self-managing your time, responsibilities and attitude with customers. You must have good follow-through and be willing and able to show up for the event gigs you commit to. 

Requisites:

  • Available Weekends

  • Fun, professional and detail oriented 

  • Has smartphone with Google maps 

  • Has a reliable vehicle with room for cargo (covered pickup truck, SUV or van)

  • Has experience working with animals and kids

  • Has great people skills

  • Values punctuality and professionalism 

  • Enjoys a flexible, varied work schedule

  • Gets bored with repetitive tasks, good at problem solving 

  • Strong, can lift at least 50#

  • Must be 21 or older

This is a great job for someone looking to supplement their income or who doesn’t want to work full time. We support working moms!

This job is seasonal, so work will be busy in the spring and summer, and slower in the winter. This job pays a set rate by the gig, and reimburses for travel. The schedule and money making opportunities vary by which gigs are available and accepted on a week to week basis. You could make $75 in a weekend or $500 in a weekend, PLUS GREAT TIPS!

North Bend, WA based. You will travel within an hour all over Seattle and the Eastside.

You must be willing to use your own vehicle to do jobs. You’ll be transporting animals in their travel crates, so safe driving is important. Other times, you’ll just be assisting and won’t need your vehicle.

Position:
Petting Zoo Event & activities Coordinator

We are hiring an activities coordinator, to begin in March 2024.

We're looking for someone with creativity and initiative. Someone with a lot of energy and a can-do attitude who wants to jump in and take the lead on developing new value-added programs for our family membership base and drop-in visitors. Your job will focus on creating curriculum and leading simple kids activities and events on our farm. In addition to a passion for working with kids and animals, you will need to have strong organizational skills, reliability and follow through.

Your duties will include:

  • Event planning and leadership

  • Creating activity outlines, supply lists and coordinating dates with our farm manager

  • Leading groups of up to 10 children in guided arts, crafts, games, song & movement and activities.

  • Developing curriculum for farm camps

  • Working with outside vendors to bring in value added activities to events

  • Managing and training activity assistants

 

Our regularly scheduled 60 minute activities and events are open to registered groups on Tuesdays and Thursdays between March 19th - October 17th. Activities will run between 10am-12:30pm and 3-4pm. 

 

We'd like to work with our Activities Coordinator to organize a handful of 4 hour summer farm camp sessions, as well as a few select event and activity options on weekends and over the winter. We'd like to work with someone who is comfortable with a flexible schedule, and support working parents.

Pay is $17 hour.​

North Bend, WA based.

 

Requisites:

  • 21 or older

  • Strong - can lift, push and pull 50#

  • Comfortable working solo

  • Some animal experience

  • Childcare and/or education experience

  • Outgoing, accountable, detail oriented, self-directed but team-friendly

  • High-level reliability and communication

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