Our Little Horses Need Partners


(38.1573,-85.4168)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Mini's from HeavenFisherville, KY 40023

Our volunteer handlers have a heart for serving others

About

Mini's from Heaven a 501 (c) 3 non profit offers volunteers a little hard work and more joy than one can imagine. Join our team of handler's as we take miniature therapy horses to visit nursing homes, assisted living facililties, schools, etc. Our volunteers are each trained to perform all of the basics of caring for miniature horses. They clean stalls, feed, groom, condition, and continually train with the mini's on their scheduled day throughout their service with us. Volunteers will train for one of two different positions and will then volunteer to be scheduled to accompany our team on visits once training is completed. This opportunity will work with anyone's schedule. Our initial training schedule requires a 2 hour commitment 1 evening per week for 6 -8 weeks. Once training is completed volunteers can select any 2 hour time slot on any one weekday or evening to work with the mini's. Our therapy visits require a 5 hour commitment and are scheduled on both weekdays and weekends. Volunteers are provided with a calendar of upcoming therapy visits and can sign up for those that fit their schedule on a first come, first serve basis. The hard work involved in this opportunity is totally overshadowed by the love that comes from the heart of our miniature therapy horses and the people that they serve. These little horses absolutely love their handlers and they don't care how we look, what kind of car we drive, or what our successes might be. Their only wish is that we love them back with the excellent care they deserve. They are smart, gentle, funny, and caring little horses who lift the human spirit of everyone they meet. We are a Christian based organization serving God by serving his people. All volunteer training is provided and no prior horse experience is required. Those who thrive on drama or are concerned with getting their hands dirty need not apply.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • General Education
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2hrs/1 day wk for 6-8wks.then 2hrs.1daywk for 6mo.
  • 6-8 wks. training as shown,+ any 5 hr. therapy visits that fit volunteers schedule for 6 mo. minimum

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