Youth Program Facilitators Needed, paid hours

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ORGANIZATION: US Horse Welfare and Rescue Org, Inc

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US Horse Welfare and Rescue in collaboration with Nod Hill LLC is offering after school & weekend programming for ages 6 -18 who can benefit from being around horses.

These youth learn real-life skills, social interaction, teamwork, and leadership, sprinkled with a bit of horsemanship and a lot of fun!

We are looking for at least 1 horse-savvy individual capable of leading the charge for this ever-evolving group.

Must be comfortable around horses, enjoy youth, be creative, and be able to lead. Groups are here for 2 to 4 hours/week either afternoons, weekends, or mornings during summer.

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About US Horse Welfare and Rescue Org, Inc


Waterville Rd, AVON, CT 06001, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to promote the safety and well being of all equines through educating the general public, providing supportive programs for horse owners and assisting in the rescuing of horses from the slaughter pipeline.


We are a 501c3 non profit, all volunteer group working hard to care for our rescues as well as provide outreach programs for horse owners in need and educating the general public regarding the plight of America's horses as too many end up in the slaughter pipeline.

Our developmental programs include a hay bank, foster home programs, safe surrender for those no longer able to care for their horse, low cost/no cost gelding programs, assist qualified horse owners with low cost/ no cost euthanasia when appropriate and the retraining, repurposing and rehoming of rescued horses such as OTTB's.

Through our programs and our rescue volunteers often state they find inner peace, relief from anxiety and depression, diminished stress levels, and serenity all the while developing camaraderie with others. For others it is the opportunity to reconnect with horses after an absence from being with them. For many teens who love horses they just can't get enough of being around them.


Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Animals, Children & Youth, Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


Nod Hill FarmAvon, CT 06001



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This initially involves being available 2 to 3 hours after school 1 or 2 afternoons a week. We are looking for someone to grow into an integral part of our team as we develop and launch more programs.
  • The candidate needs to be positive, energetic, reliable and tolerant of varying temperatures throughout the year. We meet in all types of weather.

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