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Horse barn help needed to feed and clean

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TherapyWorks NW

  • 45 people are interested

We offer monthly volunteer trainings on the 1st Saturday of every month. Our next volunteer training is on Saturday, June 5th from 1pm-3pm. Please fill out a Volunteer Packet and email us at: volunteer@therapyworksnw.com to let us know you will be attending! Volunteer packets can be found here: https://secureservercdn.net/50.62.174.189/02x.e04.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/New-Volunteer-Packet-2021.pdf

TherapyWorks NW is a nonprofit therapy clinic serving special needs children. We do have horses and a small horse barn for our hippotherapy program. In a barn there are always chores and we could use some help with horse feeding and stall cleaning.

A weekly shift can be chosen or our hours can be flexible and based on a fill-in basis for when you have availability to come out.

Current weekly shifts are:

  • Mondays 1pm-3pm
  • Thursdays 9am-12pm
  • Thursdays 10am-1pm
  • Fridays 1pm-4pm

*Covid-19 precautions are in place:
  • masks are required in the barn for staff, volunteers, and visitors when the arena is closed and when social distancing is not possible
  • temperature scans are required at the beginning of each shift and recorded on a paperclip with pre-screening questions
  • we have surgical masks, gloves, face shields, and protective eyeglasses available for volunteers to use

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About TherapyWorks NW

Location:

7927 SE ORIENT DR, GRESHAM, OR 97080, US

Mission Statement

TherapyWorks NW mission is to provide physical, occupational,and speech therapies and hippotherapy (which is a therapy done on horseback) for children who have medical need for these services but do not have access to services due to inability to pay.

Description

TherapyWorks NW is a 501(c)3 nonprofit therapy business in east Multnomah County. We provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and the specialization of hippotherpay for children with a variety of nuerologic disabilities. We provide service both charitably and with fee for service where those resources are available. We help families find sponsorship opportunites through foundation support to help get adequate therapy when traditional resources are not available.

Animals
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7927 SE ORIENT DRGRESHAM, OR 97080

(45.46503,-122.35226)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Farming

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • About 2 hours a day, can be more and can be less!
  • The volunteer would need to be able to do light shoveling and be able to push a wheelbarrow. The volunteer should also have horse experience, or at the minimum be comfortable around horses.

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