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Join our volunteer family at Madison Fields!

We are looking for volunteers to assist our dedicated barn staff at our beautiful Therapeutic Riding facility with morning chores/responsibilities. This is an opportunity to learn how to care for horses and spend time with our amazing herd.

Duties would include : de-cobwebbing/cleaning up the barn, feeding horses, and some grooming/turning out horses for those comfortable.

Volunteers applying for this opportunity must have their own transportation to the farm. Our staff is knowledgeable and ready to teach individuals about horse care and barn maintenance!

If you like taking care of and being around animals, this opportunity is for YOU !

We can't wait to meet you!

- Madison Fields Family


Website: https://madisonfields.galaxydigital.com/agency/detail/?agency_id=131038

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About Madison Fields

Location:

21355 Big Woods Road, Dickerson, MD 20842, US

Mission Statement

Madison House Autism Foundation is dedicated to creating awareness of the lifespan challenges autistic adults and their families face; and to finding, developing, and promoting the solutions that allow adults with autism to make choices, live as independently as possible, hold jobs, feel connected to their communities and become participating members of our society. Madison Fields is a premiere community-based agricultural resource center where people of all ability can access opportunities for job readiness training, education, recreation and healing. We are committed to providing a safe, welcoming environment where visitors can reconnect with themselves, one another, and the natural world.

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OVERVIEW

Madison Fields is a project of Madison House Autism Foundation, a national 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The foundation was created in 2007 to address the lifespan challenges facing adults with autism. Madison Fields offers an exciting opportunity to model what is possible when we as a community empower people of all abilities to participate and contribute. At Madison Fields, we recognize the strength in a diverse, inclusive community working together to help one another achieve their greatest potential. It is our feeling that we all grow best when we are growing together.

Animals
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

Wed Dec 22, 2021 - Tue Mar 22, 2022
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

21355 Big Woods RoadDickersonDickerson, MD 20842

(39.20989,-77.41504)
 

SKILLS

  • Veterinary
  • Farming
  • Facilities Management
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Housekeeping

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours
  • Must have own transportation to and from the farm.

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