Employment Opportunities 2017-10-05T15:55:20+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.

Social Media / Communications Manager

We are seeking an experienced Communications 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
  • Write/create regular E-blasts through ConstantContact
  • Write regular posts for Facebook
  • Write quarterly newsletter (or more frequently as time permits)
  • Help write direct mail pieces
  • Daily photo and/or video uploaded to Instagram
  • Help write new pamphlets and information sheets
  • Maintain/update sanctuary graphics
  • Handle telephone and internet queries
  • Update to Charity Navigator, Guidestar and others
  • Handle accreditation requirements, completes forms & handles inquiries
  • Regular assist with Annual Gala – ads, gifts, etc. and TYs after the event
  • Assist with the American Equine Summit
  • Help organize other fund-raisers and special events
  • Assist President with Marketing and Public Relations
  • Write Press Releases and Distribute to Media Outlets
  • Schedule Public Open Days and staff as needed
  • Assist with Public Open Days (including set-up), Group Visits & Community Service projects.
  • Handle group visits – talks, tours, activities, demonstrations, etc. Also community service group projects.

Please send full resume required for consideration.

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


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
  • Full Time / 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