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Volunteer Info


VOLUNTEER

Gain hands on experience and training on working with animals

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Volunteer Info


VOLUNTEER

Gain hands on experience and training on working with animals

Volunteering at Belmont was so much fun, it launched me into university where I am now completing my degree in veterinary science
— James

Here at Belmont Farm, we rely greatly on the work of our volunteers. We are always open to welcome new ethusiastic, dedicated volunteers and work experience students. Unfortunately, we are unavailable to offer volunteer placements to anyone under the age of 16.

Volunteers at Belmont Farm can expect to be involved in a wide range of activities. A volunteer's role at Belmont farm is all dependent on the amount of time they have available and are willing to apply, as well as their skills and interests.
Volunteers can expect to be involved in:

  • Helping staff with public interaction sessions
  • Mucking out of animal enclosures
  • Maintenance of farm estate and animal enclosures
  • Helping staff with charity events
  • Helping staff with the general running of the business

Becoming a volunteer is a rewarding experience, as it provides many benefits in the way of new skills and career prospects. It provides a sense of achievement and fulfillment, allowing volunteers to be proud of their work while trying something new along the way.

If volunteering at Belmont Farm sounds like something you want to be involved with, please download our volunteer application pack from the link below and email when completed to volunteers@belmontfarm.co.uk.


Current Vacancies:

Educational Farm Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Farm Assistant who will be responsible for day-to-day running of the Educational Farm. This includes: animal care, the implementation of feeding and cleaning regimes, ensuring that a high standard of care for the animals is maintained, as well as providing great customer service during our 'Meet the Animals Sessions' and 'Tractor Rides'.

This is a hands on role and will suit someone who is willing to get their hands dirty and enjoys working closely with animals in the outdoors as well as interacting with the public.

The successful candidate will have:

- Previous experience with animals
- Excellent customer service skills
- An animal related qualification would be beneficial
- Extensive experience with large livestock such as cows, goats and sheep.
- A passion for the goals of the business and the ability to prioritise tasks and work using initiative and dedication.

This is a full time position, and salary will be dependent on experience. Single accommodation is available and can be negotiated.

Please email a CV and Cover Letter to volunteers@belmontfarm.co.uk