Tour Guide – Watkins Glen

Tour Guide – Watkins Glen, NY

Farm Sanctuary’s seasonal tour guide positions offer a unique opportunity to live and work with a team of committed staff and volunteers focused on advocating for farm animals. Tour guides assist with all aspects of our Visitor Program activities and play a key role in educating the public on farm animal issues and a vegan lifestyle.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Providing visitor center and tour program needs from May through October
  • Conducting public and special tours using script provided
  • Staffing gift shop
  • Providing customer service to guests
  • Daily cleaning responsibilities
  • Assisting with Bed & Breakfast program, including preparing breakfast, set up, and clean up
  • Assisting with onsite sanctuary events, and outreach projects.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledgeable on farm animal and vegan issues
  • Commitment to Farm Sanctuary’s mission and pursuing a vegan lifestyle
  • Good communication and outreach skills
  • Hard working and dependable
  • Able to easily communicate with various audiences
  • Detail-oriented
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently
  • Willingness and ability to perform physical labor and moderate lifting
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Job Specifications:

  • Full time temporary position available late April through end of October
  • Position requires weekend and holiday hours
  • Starting wage is $12 per hour
  • Shared housing provided

Apply online.
Additional materials to supplement application including cover letter, resume, or references may be sent to:

Fax: 607-583-2041
Farm Sanctuary
PO Box 150
Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Date posted: January 30, 2015