Kelsey Creek Farm After School Volunteer
New participants register online at myparksandrecreation.com. Registration has started
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Department:
Parks & Community ServicesSeason:
Fall/Winter/SpringJob site: Kelsey Creek Farm ParkLength of commitment:
One sessionTraining required/provided:
YesPosition reports to:
Teens - Must be at least 12 years of ageWork environment:
Farm/OutdoorsState Patrol Check required:
Program # 77749 March 4-April 29 Tuesday 3 – 4:30pm
Program #77750 March 5-April 30 Wednesday 3 – 4:30pm
Program # 77751 March 6- May 1 Thursday 3 – 4:30pm
Program # 77751 March 7- May 2 Friday 3 – 4:30pmPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist the farm staff with daily operations, help with the animal chore routine, participate in special projects and learn responsible animal care. All this, and earn community service hours too! You need to have a willingness to learn, a positive attitude, a tolerance for being outside and the ability to be on your feet for a physically active day. Participants must be capable of understanding and following directions and be able to begin on Monday. Limit: one week per participant for the summer.
Assist with cleaning the barn.
Clean and maintain the small animal area.
Prepare farm animals' meals.
Provide general farm maintenance.
Reply to inquiries from the public.
Uphold customer service standards.
An interest in all farm animals
Ability to communicate and work well with others
Ability to function in a barn environment
Willingness to work hard
Ability to learn new tasks and information
Earn community service hours for school credit
Prepare for future employment
Gain knowledge about a variety of farm animals
Learn about the community and Kelsey Creek Farm
Gain a sense of responsibility
All volunteers are required to wear:
A volunteer T-shirt (will be provided)
Proper attire for farm environment
Closed-toed shoes; no sandals
Registration is required. Visit myparksandrecreation.com or call 425-452-6885 or e-mail Kelseycreekfarm@bellevuewa.gov.
NOTE: Due to program popularity, participants my only sign up for only one of the following Kelsey Creek Farm programs: Farm volunteer, Equine volunteer or Counselor in Training