Kelsey Creek Farm Summer Volunteer
New participants register online at myparksandrecreation.com. Registration will begin in mid-March.
Limit one session per participant for either the Farm, Equine OR Art summer volunteer program. Please choose only one volunteer program per participant.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Department: Parks & Community Services
Job site: Kelsey Creek Farm Park
Length of commitment: One week
Training required/provided: Yes
Position reports to: Pam Myers
Work environment: Farm/Outdoors
Criminal Background Check required: Yes (this will require a Social Security number to process).
Fee: $15/resident and $18/non-resident
94084 July 6-10
94089 August 10-14
94085 July 13-17
94086 July 20-24
94087 July 27-31
94088 August 3-7
Experienced FARM Volunteers:
This session is designed for experienced volunteers who want a more in-depth understanding of animal care and behavior, and daily operations of a farm. Pre-requisite - must have volunteered a minimum of one summer prior to 2015. Summer of 2015 volunteers do not qualify for this session.
94090 August 17-21
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.