Duck Caretaker Positions At Sanctuary at SHO

Earth Asset's collaborators, Sanctuary at SHO and SHO Farm, LLC, are excited to offer duck caretaker positions at their 1,300 acre wildlife preserve and duck sanctuary in Huntington, VT.  Sharing in a love for animals, a drive to end their expolitation and suffering, and a deep commitment to doing right by them in all manner of their care, Sanctuary at SHO and SHO Farm founders and co-owners, Shawn Smith and Melissa Hoffman, have insights into the ducks' unique personalities, the behaviorial challenges of a mixed-sex, young (hormonal) flock, and the ever-evolving bank of knowledge that only comes with time.  This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a beautiful working permaculture farm, wildlife preserve and animal sanctuary.   

Employment & Internship positions are available: Click on the position descriptions below for details about the positions and how to apply.  

Full-Time, Temporary Duck Caretaker | housing & salary

Part-Time Duck Caretaker | housing & monthly stipend

Part-Time Duck Caretaker | salary

Internships | in-residence & off-farm

In addition to the job qualifications set forth in each of the detailed job descriptions, the following requirements apply to all positions:

-Must be 18 years or older for salaried positions; internships may be awarded to applicants under 18 years of age on a case-by-case basis
-Must be legally employable in the US; we require all employees to complete Form I-9 and supply us with proper documentation (https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents)
-Must complete Form W-4 for salaried positions; positions involving salaried compensation will be processed through payroll
-A note about positions requiring on-site/farm housing as compensation; per 26 US Code Section 119(a)(2), the value of lodging shall be excluded from gross income (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-2011-title26/pdf/USCODE-2011-title26-subtitleA-chap1-subchapB-partIII-sec119.pdf)
- Applicants should seek their own legal and tax advice to ensure compliance with all relevant state and federal laws
NOTE: Attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions are central to all duck caretaker positions, and therefore only complete applications containing all requested information and documents submitted by applicants meeting the requirements listed above will be considered. Positions are filled on an as-needed and rolling basis.