Volunteers Needed for Therapudic Horseback Riding Program


(30.70526,-88.29208)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

700 Eliza Jordan Road NorthMobile, AL 36608

Hunting Easter Eggs on Horseback is a fun activity that focuses the rider on balance, coordination and creative problem solving!

About

Transitions is an organization which centers on horse assisted activities and therapies that include, riding, mounted and ground activities, grooming, stable management and more. Our students range in age from 5-80 and include individuals of all abilities. Transitions is the only certified Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International Therapeutic Riding Center Member in the "251" area code. Our PATH Certified Instructor, Dawn Honeycutt, has 23 years of training experience and is also safety certified with American Association of Horsemanship Safety (AAHS).

WE NEED YOUR HELP!
* LEADERS - Must have previous horse experience, ability to walk for an hourleading horses during lessons, getting horses ready beforehand and untacking afterward

* SIDE WALKERS - Walking beside the horse during lesson, must be able to walk for an hour and use arms to support rider, and not afraid of horses

* GROUNDSKEEPER - Willing to help with chores, repairs, mowing, weed eating

* FUNDRAISING - Working to help raise funds through sponsors for events, coming up with ideas and helping for events

* STABLE MANAGEMENT- cleaning tack around the barn, knocking down cobwebs, cleaning and filling water buckets, bathing horses

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Carpentry

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for one hour
  • We will provide training to all volunteers
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