Career Opportunities

The Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue (PVDR) is looking for career minded individuals who love animals, adventure and are not afraid of hard work. 

Available positions include:
Yard Hand
. Drive tractors and skid steers, feed animals, clean and muck stalls, repair plumbing and fences. Ability to lift and carry 65 pounds. Safe work habits. Team player.
Trainer: Work hands on with the donkeys preparing them for adoption. Calm demeanor, natural love of animals, willingness to learn. No experience necessary, on job training.
Driver: Making deliveries of donkeys, performing rescues. Clean driving record required.
Wild Donkey Capture Specialist: Spend extended time in remote parts of the Southwest. Capture, feed and transport wild donkeys. Willingness to learn. Self starter.

Experience is not a prerequisite. Starting pay is $15,00. PVDR offers training for all positions.

Employment locations include:
San Angelo, TX
Concord, VA
Scenic, AZ
Death Valley, CA*
Mojave National Preserve, CA*
Fort Irwin, CA
NASA Goldstone, CA
*Winter months only

Perks of employment with PVDR:
Starting wages of $15.00 per hour
Vacation and Medical pay
Time and a half for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
50% paid of employee's silver medical plan with one buy up options 
Simple IRA with 3% company match
Wild Burro Capture Specialists are paid a daily rate of $250

PVDR is an equal opportunity employer.
All applicants must pass a drug screening. Peaceful Valley does not allow recreational marijuana use regardless of legality in your state.


Please submit a resume to