Kelsey Creek Farm After School Volunteer
Register online at www.MyParksandRecreation.com .
Days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays
Hours: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Department: Parks & Community Services
Job site: Kelsey Creek Farm Park
Length of commitment: One session
Training required/provided: Yes
Position reports to: Pam Myers
Age: Teens - Must be at least 12 years of age
Work environment: Farm/Outdoors
Criminal Background Check required: Yes (this will require a Social Security number to process).
Fee: $5/resident or $7/non-resident
Program # 99043 March 1 to April 26 Tuesday 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Program # 99044 March 2 to April 27 Wednesday 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Program # 99045 March 3 to April 28 Thursday 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This after-school volunteer program at Kelsey Creek Farm offers opportunities for you to assist the farm staff with daily operations, help with routine animal care, participate in special projects and learn responsible animal handling. You need to have a willingness to learn, a positive attitude, a tolerance for being outside. Participants must be capable of understanding and following directions.
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.