After School Enrichment Program Assistant


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Mar 20, 2018 04:00 PM - Thu Jun 14, 2018 06:00 PM

Where

Pony Power TherapiesThree Sisters Farm 1170 Ramapo Valley RdMahwah, NJ 07430

About

Pony Power Therapies is looking for volunteers to assist with our "All HANDs In" (Horse Assisted Nature Driven) after-school enrichment program.

All HANDs In provides an interactive, farm-based, non-riding enrichment program that offers participants, ages 14 - 21, the opportunity to enjoy a unique and unparalleled after-school experience. Sample activities include Grooming horses, lead-walking horses, preparing a whole food-based afternoon snack, stall and barn management, small animal (goats & pigs) care, and planting and care of the farm's fruits and vegetables.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Work under the direction of the Afterschool Program Coordinator/Structured Learning Instructor
  • Assist program participants in activities
  • Provide one on one educational or physical assistance as needed
  • Set up and break down of program materials/supplies
  • Attend required trainings/meetings

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ENRICHMENT PROGRAM ASSISTANT

  • Mandatory training with Afterschool Program Coordinator/Structured Learning Instructor.
  • Minimum age of 17 years with reliable transportation
  • Must be able to commit to a full semester of programing (10 to 12 weeks - Tuesday and/or Thursdays afternoon from 4 to 6 PM)
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Must be able to physically participate in a 90-minute session in both indoor and outdoor activities.
SCHEDULE:
Tuesdays:
Mar 20
Mar 27
Apr 10
Apr 17
Apr 24
May 8
May 15
May 22
Jun 5
Jun 12

Thursdays:

Mar 22
Mar 29
Apr 12
Apr 19
Apr 26
May 10
May 17
May 24
Jun 7
Jun 14

Interested volunteers can contact volunteers@ponypowernj.org or call 201-934-1001 for more information.

Skills

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Youth Services
  • Farming

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours weekly for 10 weeks

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