Radhadesh is looking for goshala manager!

Radhadesh is a vibrant devotee community situated in the beautiful Belgian Ardennes area. Radhadesh goshala with 2 cows and 3 oxen is looking for a Department Head and an Assistant:

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Job Title: Goshala Manager
Reports to: Radhadesh Administrative Council (RAC)

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE
To ensure that the cows are properly taken care of in the broader sense, work towards developing systematic cow care procedures and develops the department towards self-sustainability.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
. Driving cows in from the fields for milking
. Feeding and milking the cows twice daily times
. Assure maintenance of the cow pens within the shelter to ensure they remain free of cow feces prior to milking sessions
. Assess grazing fields of weeds and debris as required
. Assure maintenance of fences, Goshala facilities, and equipment
. Assume responsibility for the Goshala and animals
. Engage assistants, volunteers, and Workawayers
. Comply with all Health and Safety aspects of the facility/site
. Assess maintenance work on an ongoing basis
. Maintain care and safety around the Goshala

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
. Prior experience is desirable
. First Aid at Work desirable (but not necessary)
. French speaker desirable (but not necessary)
. Driving license desirable (but not necessary)
. Experience of working in an outdoor environment with animals desirable but not necessary as training will be given
. Ability to be self-motivated and detail oriented is desirable
. Willingness to work during inclement bad weather outdoors
. Good level of stamina and willingness to be proactive in taking the initiative as required

WHAT WE OFFER:
Accommodation, meals and basic Health insurance will be provided by the temple and a monthly maintenance fee of 400 euro for a single person. For a couple or family, other arrangements can be discussed.

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WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Job Title: Goshala General Assistant
Reports to: Goshala Manager

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE
To assist with the daily duties to include but not limited to animal care (working directly with the cows), general duties and maintenance of the Goshala (cow shelter/barn) and site environment.

DIMENSIONS
. General animal care work/facility work within the Goshala and on site as determined by Goshala Manager

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
. Driving cows in from the fields for milking
. Feeding and milking the cows twice daily times to be determined by the manager
. Maintain cow pens within the shelter to ensure they remain free of cow feces prior to milking sessions
. Clear grazing fields of weeds and debris as required
. Assist with maintenance of fences, Goshala facilities, and equipment
. Assume responsibility for the Goshala and animals at times when the manager is absent
. Assist with start and end of day responsibilities
. Responsible for completing other duties as assigned by the manager appropriate for the role and level experience both within the Goshala and elsewhere on the site
. Comply with all Health and Safety aspects of the facility/site
. Report maintenance work needed on an ongoing basis to the manager as it arises
. Keep a general look out around the Goshala

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
. No prior experience necessary
. First Aid at Work desirable (but not necessary)
. French speaker desirable (but not necessary)
. Driving license desirable (but not necessary)
. Experience of working in an outdoor environment with animals desirable but not necessary as training will be given
. Ability to be self-motivated and detail oriented is desirable
. Willingness to work during inclement bad weather outdoors
. Good level of stamina and willingness to be proactive in taking the initiative as required

WHAT WE OFFER:
Accommodation, meals and basic Health insurance will be provided by the temple and a monthly maintenance fee of 300 euro for a single person. For a couple or family, other arrangements can be discussed.

For more info or applying, please contact Manohara d at manohara@radhadesh.com.