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Personal Ponies NEEDS YOU!

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ORGANIZATION: Personal Ponies, Ltd.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 8 people are interested
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Personal Ponies is a NOT FOR PROFIT CHARITY that offers a unique and empowering experience to special needs/medically fragile children and adults through direct hands on contact with our 6 tiny miniature Shetland ponies. We are presently looking to fill a weekly volunteer position for MONDAY late afternoons. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED: I will train you! This special person will be responsible to take care of cleaning the stall, giving fresh water, bringing ponies in for the night, and feeding dinner! Must have own transportation, and be reliable. Also, (If interested) possibility of joining our team for a therapy visit into the community! Please check out our Facebook "Personal Ponies Florida" and/or our Web site at www.personalponies-fl.org
IF INTERESTED:
PLEASE contact me asap at personalponiesfl@aol.com or text me at 561-445-4456 so we can speak and see if this is a good fit for you!
THANKS!
Sandra Seiden
Florida State Director

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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!

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Crisis Support
People with Disabilities
Animals, Crisis Support, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12151 Diamond House LaneBoca Raton, FL 33498

(26.38141,-80.23769)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 1x a week on monday afternoons. 1-2 hours depending upon how fast you work!

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