caretaker/s


Company: Sunny Slope Organics
Location: Newport, OR
Compensation: lodging in a 30-foot 2008 trailer with three slide outs, food from the farm and groceries as needed, use of the sauna, jacuzzi and laundry at the main house plus more.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Job Categories: Agriculture
Region: Coastal
Date Posted: September 23, 2019

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In search of health-minded, non-smoking single or couple to help care for and continue developing our traditional small family farm.  Our farm is located on a hillslope overlooking the  Yaquina Bay between the cities of Newport and Toledo on Highway 20.  We are focused on raising healthy happy  pastured animals and organic fruits and vegetables.  We have Oberhasli Dairy Goats, Tunis Sheep, American Guinea Hogs, livestock guardian dogs, Bourbon Red turkeys, Indian Runner Ducks, Pekin Ducks, Toulouse and Embden geese, and layer chickens.  Our primary priorities are healthy animals and healthy land. Our goal is to produce enough to feed our family and to sell the extras directly farm to consumer and we are developing with an end goal of hosting guests and small gatherings featuring farm produced food.

Ideal candidates are hardworking, trustworthy, will pass a criminal background check, be good to the animals, live a healthy lifestyle and protect our investments.  Our property is located on a hill and the caretaker/s need to be able bodied and willing to walk up and down the slopes on uneven ground, carry sacks of feed and bales of hay, and carpentry experience is a plus.  Projects include expanding infrastructure such as fencing, animal enclosures,water catchment, improving drainage, caring for the animals and gardening.