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Horses of Hope Oregon

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Walk with clients during Equine Therapy sessions, and provide support or assistance.

No previous experience is required - just the desire to be a part of this wonderful organization, to help our community, and get some great exercise as well!

Horses of Hope provides equine-assisted therapy to improve the well-being of people with challenges. This therapy provides benefits for people with physical, emotional, and behavioral challenges - of all ages. Our current clientele range in age from 2 to 84, and we serve about 100 clients weekly. Volunteers are vitally important to insure the success of our programs!

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About Horses of Hope Oregon

Location:

2895 Cloverdale Drive SE, Turner, OR 97392, US

Mission Statement

Horses of Hope Oregon has a Mission to improve the lives of people living with physical, emotional, and behavioral challenges through innovative, accessible, safe and rewarding equine assisted programs of the highest quality. Additionally - our focus is to support our clients, their families, and caregivers in a relaxed, supportive, nurturing environment as we work together to promote wellness, enhance capabilities, and foster independence. We use equine assisted therapies to help people develop strength, balance and coordination, improved social well-being, and to provide independence and mobility. Our goal is to establish an overall improved quality of life for our clients.

Description

Horses of Hope Oregon (HOH) provides equine assisted therapeutic riding for people with challenges. We serve clients in the Greater Willamette Valley and 9 surrounding counties in the State. HOH, founded in 1988, is the longest, continuously operating equine therapy center in Oregon. We offer equine-assisted therapy, empowerment through equines - an independent therapeutic riding program, Hippotherapy, and Horsemanship for the general public.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2895 Cloverdale Drive SETurner, OR 97392

(44.81825,-123.0015)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Child Development
  • Healthcare
  • Equestrian
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3-hour shift per week
  • A 1-time orientation + shadow shift . (Volunteers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian).

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