We’re hiring!

Pig NoseHarvest Home Animal Sanctuary invites you to join the team. If you thrive on new experiences and aim to make a difference in the lives of animals, this is the opportunity for you!

Nestled in vineyards in California’s San Joaquin Valley, our two-acre sanctuary is home to 11 amazing animal species. Working at Harvest Home is a unique way for you to interact directly with rescued animals at our beautiful sanctuary in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. You will have the hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of animal care with us.


Job Title: Animal Caregiver (part-time)

Time Commitment: 20 hours/week

Job Duties: As a part of the sanctuary team, your work duties will include:

(1) the care and feeding of the animals at the sanctuary

(2) the cleaning of the animal habitats at the sanctuary


  • Career interest in animal protection or veterinary care;
  • At least one year of experience working with animals;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, manage time effectively, organize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to think creatively and to share ideas;
  • Ability to prioritize work based on animal needs and weather conditions;
  • Must be physically able to lift/move up to 30 pounds;
  • Must be able to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; AND
  • While working at the sanctuary, maintaining a vegan diet is required.

Compensation: $880/month (independent contractor)

Application instructions:

  • Applications (required: cover letter, resume and personal references) will be accepted until Friday, January 8th at 5 pm PST.
  • Email a cover letter, current resume and two references with subject line “Harvest Home application for YOUR NAME” to Christine@HarvestHomeSanctuary.org. Your cover letter (150 – 250 word requirement) should outline why you would like to work at Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary and briefly summarize past experiences in the field of animal protection or veterinary technology.
  • Once an application is received, the applicant may receive a request for a working interview.

Start Timeframe: January 2016