These are exciting times in our charity’s development.
In addition to looking after the care and welfare of donkeys and mules throughout the world we also help humanity through their intervention. This activity has grown significantly since The Donkey Sanctuary and EST merged in January 2012 and this will continue.
Just like we have Directors of our European and International care and welfare operations, now is the time for Donkey Assisted Therapy to have its own champion on the Executive Team.
We are looking for someone with vision, energy and appropriate qualification or long term experience in working with adults and children with additional needs, whether that be through the provision of therapeutic activity or providing humans with a cared for animal that can help them in their everyday lives.
The successful applicant will be responsible for achieving the highest levels of provision, development and growth within the Donkey Assisted Therapy operation providing leadership, guidance and strategic direction for the centres, mobile units, outreach provision and the service and animal care together with working closely with the Director of Care and Welfare Europe and Director International Operations for donkey assisted therapy operations and activities outside of the UK. As a member of the Executive Team you will also be involved in the decision making process affecting activities throughout the charity.
Based at the main sanctuary location in Sidmouth and working flexibly with a requirement for travel throughout the UK and Internationally.
A Grade H position on the Executive Team, a competitive salary and benefits package will be offered. For further information, including a job description please download the application pack.
Closing date for applications: 12.30pm: Wednesday 30 September 2015.
Interview date: will either be Tuesday 20 October, Wednesday 21 October or Thursday 22 October 2015 in Sidmouth, Devon.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please download the Application Form.
Please download the Word document to complete your application on the computer (preferred option) or print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.