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GREAT OAK AIKEN THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 33 people are interested
Volunteer Orientation

Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center is currently recruiting Program Volunteers. Volunteers will be crucial to our program and horse knowledge is not a requirement. We will provide thorough training over the course of two sessions.

Program Volunteers will assist with day to day operations, including, assisting in therapeutic riding lessons, barn management, office administrative tasks, fundraising efforts, or community outreach.

Interested volunteers should view our website, http://www.greatoakatrc.org/volunteer to see when our next Volunteer Training is scheduled and to complete the documentation prior to our volunteer orientation.

In addition internships are available for high school and college students.

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About GREAT OAK AIKEN THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER

Location:

PO BOX 1288, AIKEN, SC 29802, US

Mission Statement

Mission: to provide equine assisted activities that promote the physical, emotional and psychological health of individuals with special needs.

Description

Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center (GOATRC) is located at Great Oak, a 20-acre farm five minutes from downtown Aiken, South Carolina. GOATRC is a reconfigured 501(3)(c) organization that was formerly known as STAR Riding. GOATRC plans to become an affiliate of PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship).

GOATRC is designed to promote certified Therapeutic Riding for children and adults with physical, emotional, and psychological challenges. Partnerships are being established with area organizations to connect Great Oak’s services with those who need them most.

Animals
Children & Youth
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1123 Edgefield HighwayAiken, SC 29801

(33.58525,-81.72138)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Youth Services
  • Farming
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 hours per week.

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