VOLUNTEERS needed to help with care of therapy miniature ponies!

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Personal Ponies, Ltd.

  • 26 people are interested
Hospital Visit
The power of LOVE

Personal Ponies charity is looking for some energetic responsible volunteers who would like to commit to 1-2 hours a week to care for the 6 therapy ponies at our West Boca Raton location. No experience necessary as i will train. Duties would include cleaning the stall, fill water buckets, bringing the ponies in for the night and feeding them dinner. Our 6 therapy ponies have a very important job in the community so we need to take especially good care of them! Lots of LOVE in return for your volunteer hours! Please take a look at what we do in the community to make a positive difference in others! www.personalponies-fl.org and be sure to click on "photos"! Please email me at personalponiesfl@aol.com if interested. Include a little something about yourself and the best number to reach you. VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 15 YRS. OLD OR VOLUNTEERS AS A TEAM WITH A PARENT.

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About Personal Ponies, Ltd.

Location:

OFFICE, 19474 Saturnia Lakes Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33498, US

Mission Statement

Florida Personal Ponies, Ltd., is to offer a unique and empowering experience to special needs children and adults through direct interaction with our gentle and patient therapeutic miniature Shetland ponies, completely free of charge. Every child/adult can participate in his/her own unique way with emphasis on their abilities not their disabilities! We believe their lives will be immeasurably enriched by this experience!

Description

In order to accomplish our mission, we:

*Provide private sessions (One on One Therapeutic Pony Time) with our clients at our South Florida locations
* Provide visits with our ponies to schools (With ESE programs), hospitals, rehabilitation centers, etc. throughout South Florida.
* Encourage and facilitate loving, trusting relationships between our ponies and the children/adults with whom they interact.
* Adapt our sessions to the specific capabilities and needs of each child/adult we serve, emphasizing what they can do, rather than what they cannot do, building an "I CAN" attitude!
* Every child/adult can participate in his/her very own unique way!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Diamond House LaneBoca Raton, FL 33498

(26.40238,-80.22098)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Fundraising
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • 1-2 hours weekly

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