For Teens

Kelsey Creek Farm After School Volunteer

New participants register online at myparksandrecreation.com. Registration has started

Days: Tuesday-Friday
Hours3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Department: Parks & Community Services
Season: Fall/Winter/Spring
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
State Patrol Check required: Yes
Fee: $5

Sessions:
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 – 4:30pm

PRIMARY 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.

TASKS INCLUDE:
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.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
An interest in all farm animals
Ability to communicate and work well with others
Ability to function in a barn environment
Community spirit 
Willingness to work hard 
Ability to learn new tasks and information

BENEFITS PROVIDED:
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

DRESS CODE:
All volunteers are required to wear:
A volunteer T-shirt (will be provided) 
Proper attire for farm environment 
Closed-toed shoes; no sandals

REGISTRATION:
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

Contact Information

Kelsey Creek Farm - Volunteers
PO Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Pam Myers
Phone: 425-452-7688
E-mail: pmyers@bellevuewa.gov


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