If you love animals, have a strong work ethic and are not afraid of getting dirty or of working outdoors year round please consider becoming part of the Prancing Pony Farm Team. We are looking for part-time as well as seasonal employees for everything from basic farm hand type work to assistant animal caretakers. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs and not be afraid of getting dirty, sweaty, hot or cold. Must be hard working, willing to learn and enjoy working around animals. Pay is dependent on your prior experience, animal related education, references and abilities. Priority is given to experienced applicants but we are willing to train highly motivated individuals with a super strong work ethic and strong passion and dedication to animals.
We are also open to teen and college age volunteers who need community service hours or would just like to learn more about working on a farm and/or with dogs and puppies. No experience required for volunteers but you must enjoy animals, be hardworking, dedicated to learning and able to follow instructions.
Please fill out our Employment & Volunteer Application (see link below) if you're interested in a job or volunteer position with us. We will not discuss job or volunteer opportunities by phone, text or email until this form has been filled out.
Giving medications, vaccinations, deworming and other treatments to dogs, puppies and goats, under supervision
Assisting in kidding season jobs - disbudding, castrating, microchipping kids
Assisting in puppy care
Assisting with training of Livestock Guardian Dogs and puppies, under supervision, with Positive Reinforcement methods only
"Above the arch there was a lamp, and beneath it swung a large signboard: a fat white pony reared up on its hind legs. Over the door was painted in white letters: The Prancing Pony by Barliman Butterbur." ~ from The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings.