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Are You Age 55+ And Love Horses? Help out on the Barn Team and Therapeutic Riding

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteers of America Northern Colorado Services

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Put your love of horses and people to good use. There are several Equestrian nonprofits that dedicated to promoting the physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being of people with special needs through equine assisted therapy. Special volunteers are needed for the Barn Team (horse turn-out and turn-in and stall duties, Horse Leader (groom, tack and lead horse), and Side Walker (Assist riders). Make a difference in the lives of others through equine interaction. Seniors welcome.



The AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP program specializes in placing adults age 55+ into service in their community. Let us help you find your best fit and connect you to an agency where you'll find purpose and meaning in your work. Volunteers support a variety of causes, including elderly care, food and housing insecurity, disaster relief support, animal care, cultural interests and more. Benefits include personalized placement assistance, free training, community events, and insurance. Join us today!

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About Volunteers of America Northern Colorado Services

Location:

405 Canyon Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521, US

Mission Statement

Volunteers of America Colorado Branch seeks to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the community.

Description

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Volunteers of America provides volunteer opportunities for individuals 55 years and older to use their skills, insight and lifetime experiences to assist residents and non-profit agencies in the county. RSVP also offers a variety of programs which provide services and enhance the quality of life for seniors.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Veterans & Military Families
People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Loveland and Fort CollinsFort Collins, CO 80528

(40.48827,-104.9973)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • People Skills
  • Special Needs
  • Occupational Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 times per week. Flexible schedule

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