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ORGANIZATION: Victoria Acres Equine Facility Inc

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Two Volunteer Opportunities-

Side Walkers:

The Side Walker’s primary role is to walk alongside the rider and provide support as

indicated by the instructor. It may be direct physical support, verbal support to reinforce

the instructor’s directions, or acting as a spotter during sessions. One or two side

walkers may be assigned to each rider depending on the rider’s needs.


Lead Walker:

Generally, a volunteer who comes to the program with some

horse knowledge and who feels comfortable leading a horse. Lead walkers are

primarily responsible for the horse and must be aware of the horse’s movement

and behavior at all times. During the session, handle the horse according to the instructor’s direction.


Our lessons require one lead walker and two sidewalkers for each client we serve.



To learn more about Victoria Acres Equine Facility visit our website at VictoriaAcresEquineFacility.org.


1 Shift

  • afternoon / 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM EST - FULL
    If you are interested in volunteering please visit our website at VictoriaAcresEquineFacility.org to complete a Volunteer Registration Form.

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About Victoria Acres Equine Facility Inc

Location:

3771 Western Ave, Altamont, NY 12009, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc. is to empower children and adults with or without physical, developmental and mental health challenges through the use of Equine Assisted Activities. VAEF provides programs that offer a complex and exciting means of therapy, which produces tangible physical, psychological, cognitive, social and educational benefits to our clients. Victoria Acres rescues and adopts horses that have been abused, neglected or are no longer able to be cared for by their owners due to Victoria Acres rescues and adopts horses that have been abused, neglected or are no longer able to be cared for by their owners due to

Description

Victoria Acres Equine Facility, Inc. is dedicated to making a difference within our community, one individual at a time. Established in 2012 with the intention to educate, empower and encourage children and adults within our community through equine assisted activities. Through working with children and adults within our community and visualizing the amazing benefits our equines made, we have expanded our programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

3771 Western TurnpikeAltamont, NY 12009

(42.74569,-74.02865)
 

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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