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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 info@belmontfarm.co.uk.


Current Vacancies:

Experienced Educational Farm Worker

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to join the current team and move the business forward. The successful candidate will have previous experience working in an animal environment with a wide range of animals; be confident interacting with visitors during educational tours, public talks, and animal interaction activities; will have the ability to work in a pressurised environment; and a passion for working with animals and educating the public.

Duties include: daily care of animals, watering / feeding animals, mucking out and bedding animals, supplying enrichment, leading private farm tours, talks, and animal interaction sessions, routinely monitoring animal health and administering medications under supervision of the supervisor/vet, ensuring vehicles and equipment are maintained in a satisfactory condition.

1 years experience working in an animal/public environment is essential.

Full UK driving license is preferred.

If successful at interview, candidates will be required to work a trial day at the farm.

Due to the nature of the business, DBS checks will be carried out on the successful candidate.

Salary is dependent on experience, single accommodation available if required.

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