Employment Opportunities 2018-02-11T08:22:21+00:00

Job Opportunities at Equine Advocates

Equine Advocates is a national non-profit organization – we focus our work on rescue, sanctuary, education and advocacy.  Our horse sanctuary in Chatham, NY is home to 80+ rescued horses, ponies, donkeys & mules. We are seeking applicants who have compassion for animals.

Communications / Social Media Manager

We are seeking an experienced Communications / Social Media Manager with excellent writing skills and social media knowledge.

Responsibilities/Job Duties (while detailed, does not include all aspects of job):

    • Regular research of issues on the web
    • Write/update for Organization’s Website / knowledge of WordPress a plus
    • Write/create regular E-blasts through ConstantContact
    • Write daily posts for Facebook & Twitter
    • Daily photo and/or video upload to Instagram
    • Write quarterly newsletter (or more frequently as time permits)
    • Help write direct mail pieces, brochures/pamphlets and information sheets
    • Maintain/update sanctuary graphics
    • Handle telephone and internet inquiries
    • Update to Charity Navigator, Guidestar and others
    • Handle accreditation applications and renewals
    • Assist with Annual Gala – ads, gifts, etc. and TYs after the event
    • Help organize other fund-raisers and special events
    • Assist President with Marketing and Public Relations
    • Write Press Releases and Distribute to Media Outlets
    • Assist Humane Educator with school group visits
    • Assist with Public Open Days, Group Visits & Community Service projects.
    • Handles other group visits – talks, tours, activities, demonstrations, etc.


    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Experience with social media platforms
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work flexibly, collaboratively and effectively

This position is in our headquarters in Chatham, NY and not a remote position.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and our Employment Application (we cannot consider applicants who do not provide these documents)

Email to [email protected]

or mail to:   Equine Advocates, PO Box 354, Chatham, NY  12037

Employment Application



 F/T Horse Farm Worker

Duties Includes:

  • Cleaning stalls and pastures. Installing new bedding as instructed.
  • Feeding grain and distributing hay
  • Cleaning and refilling water troughs
  • Cleaning mineral and salt block holders, replacing with new blocks as needed
  • Walking horses to/from the main barn as needed
  • Mowing grass, weed whacking, raking leaves and shoveling snow
  • Helping repair/install fencing and doing other facility work as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • Experience working with horses, a plus
  • Must be dependable and a self-starter
  • Valid driver’s license
  • English communications required

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to perform duties in all temperatures. Ability to lift, push and
       pull up to 50 lbs and stand, sit, kneel, walk for long periods of time

Hourly Rate / Work Schedule (subject to change):

  • $14 per hour
  • 6 days a week – Start time  7 AM
  • 40 hours per week / Paid O/T over 40 hours

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
or mail it to:
  Equine Advocates, PO Box 354, Chatham, NY  12037

Employment Application