Intern with Tamerlaine

View descriptions of the Three internships available at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary.

To Apply to any of the following positions, please send an email to info@tamerlainefarm.org including:

  • Resume

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position and what you hope to get out of this internship

  • Three non-family references

  • The position title in the email Subject

*These are unpaid internships with potential for academic credit. 12-20 hours per week for at least 15 weeks is required for academic credit.

Benefits

Tamerlaine offers the selected candidate the chance to gain relevant professional experience that makes a real difference. Benefits include:

  • Experience that directly translates to professional development and adding to your network of references

  • Potential for academic credit

  • Being an integral part of a non-profit sanctuary and Preserve that is in the midst of growing from 40 acres to 336 acres

  • Learning from our nonhuman animal residents and developing unique friendships that will forever impact your worldview

  • Access to special events

  • The opportunity to start with a program from the ground up

  • Helping a new sanctuary become a home to future generations of animals

  • Gaining valuable experience in your field

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Social Media & Content Creation Intern

Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary is seeking a driven Social Media & Content Creation Intern to support our printed and digital outreach, promotional, and educational materials.

Tamerlaine Sanctuary is seeking an individual with a strong work ethic and graphic design skills to amplify the efforts of our growing team. The ideal candidate will be talented at taking social media quality photos and video and be enthusiastic about writing creative content that brings our audience into the lives of our animal residents. This position is mostly remote with a weekly conference call and opportunities to spend time at the sanctuary to get to know our nonhuman animal residents. Ideally, the person who fills this role will be available to visit the farm bi-monthly to collaborate with other staff and collect video footage and images of the farm and animal residents.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generating and/or customizing templates and content for email blasts

  • Updating visuals and content to be used on website and social media

  • Creating campaign-specific graphics for fundraising purposes

  • Generating layouts and text for printed brochures, flyers, invitations

  • Possible opportunity to generate designs for merchandise

  • Researching and creating timelines and strategies for digital marketing

The candidate must:

  • Be driven and perform with a sense of urgency

  • Feel comfortable working independently

  • Be organized and communicative with various managers

  • Be professional and represent Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary positively

  • Ideally be passionate about animal advocacy/veganism

  • Feel comfortable following instruction while being enthusiastic about collaborative projects

  • Be an excellent writer and inspired to share the stories of our farm with our supporters and community.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Adobe design tools

  • Familiarity or willingness to become familiar with Canva, Google Docs, iMovie, Asana, and other platforms for the purposes of team collaboration

  • Superb attention to detail

Hours:

  • Remote internship, weekly conference calls, monthly or bi-monthly day trips to the sanctuary/ or meetings in NYC

 
 

Animal Caregiver Intern

Looking for a highly motivated, dedicated individual, interested in joining the Animal Care Operations at our facility.  Work with like-minded individuals that are committed to the highest care and well being of our rescued animals.  This position will have a possibility of a full time position at the end of the internship.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Barn and habitat cleaning and enrichment

  • Feeding Shelter Animals

  • Assisting with basic animal care procedures

  • Cleaning hospital areas

  • Working with and train volunteers

  • Assisting with animal health checks

  • Performing treatments and therapies for special care animals

  • Assisting with farm errands including vet trips

  • Other tasks and duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience in animal care, preferably at a sanctuary

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to take instruction on how to care for animals

  • Able to oversee volunteers

  • Able to prioritize effectively

  • Excellent animal behavior observation skills

  • Must be able to think outside the box and treat all animals on an individual level

  • Able to work effectively and compassionately with all personality types

  • Able to keep cool in medical emergencies

  • Able to work in all weather conditions and be able to perform strenuous tasks

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Must be very reliable and dependable

  • Excellent record keeping skills

  • Team player who is able to take direction well

  • A commitment to Tamerlaine Farm’s animal care policies

  • Passionate about animal welfare

  • Able to handle emotional situations dealing with animals

  • Must live a vegan lifestyle while on the farm

  • Interested in growing with a small sanctuary and help to expand our animal caretaking operations

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Humane Education Intern

Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary is seeking a driven Humane Education Intern to support our growing education initiatives and accompanying digital and printed materials.

Tamerlaine Sanctuary is seeking an individual with a strong work ethic and a passion for humane education. The ideal candidate will be versed in relevant topics and enthusiastic about writing creative curriculum and content that educates our audience on the global relevance of our work. This position is mostly remote with opportunities to spend time at the sanctuary to get to know our nonhuman animal residents. Ideally, the person who fills this role will be available to visit the farm monthly or bi-monthly to collaborate with other staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the facilitation of humane education programming and sanctuary tours

  • Further develop our current humane education programs and create original curricula to be added to Tamerlaine’s repertoire.

  • Generate content and materials for our website, email blasts, and social media

  • Provide support during community outreach events

  • Research and strategize the expansion and increased reach of our programs

The candidate must:

  • Be driven and perform with a sense of urgency

  • Feel comfortable working independently

  • Be organized and communicative with various managers

  • Be professional and represent Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary positively

  • Ideally be passionate about animal advocacy/veganism

  • Feel comfortable following instruction while being enthusiastic about collaborative projects

  • Be an excellent writer and inspired to share stories and knowledge with our supporters and community.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant education and/ or experience

  • Familiarity or willingness to become familiar with Google Docs, Asana, Canva, and other platforms for the purposes of team collaboration

  • Superb attention to detail

Hours:

  • Remote internship, weekly conference calls, monthly or bi-monthly day trips to the sanctuary/ or meetings in NYC