Volunteers Needed as Sidewalkers for Equine Therapy Program

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Inspire Equine Therapy Program

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Volunteers are needed to assist with classes as sidewalkers. No experience necessary, training will be onsite and ongoing. All volunteers no matter experience start with Barn work. Sidewalkers are responsible for working with individuals directly during the class, by walking beside them while on horseback. Volunteers must be 14 years and older. Background checks will be required for anyone 18 and over due to working with persons with disabilities. Volunteers needed Tuesday thru Fridays 9 am to 3 pm and Saturdays 8:30 am to 3 pm.

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About Inspire Equine Therapy Program

Location:

1743 Doncaster Rd., Clearwater, FL 33764, US

Mission Statement

Improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans through therapeutic riding and other equine related programs.

Description

Inspire Equine Therapy Program is a PATH International Member Center specializing in therpeutic riding, driving and horsemanship for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. The main focus group for the program are individuals with disabilties of middle school age and older. Inspire also has an agricultural training program for adults with disabilties where they learn equine husbandry skills, along with gardening and other farm related activities. Inspire is proud to be a member of the United States Driving for the Disabled and Special Olympics.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1743 Doncaster RoadClearwater, FL 33764

(27.93265,-82.73854)
 

SKILLS

  • Special Needs
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Our participants look forward to our volunteers on a weekly basis. It is required that to be able to volunteer, it is necessary to commit to a specific day of the week and time. Volunteers need to be able to volunteer weekly .
  • Must be able to walk and jog for 30 minutes in sand.

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