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Volunteer: Summer Enrichment Program Assistant - Weekday Mornings

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ORGANIZATION: ACCESS EQUESTRIAN, INC.

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Access Equestrian is seeking kind and caring volunteers to assist in our programs who have experience working with horses and children. Help is needed in our summer enrichment program for school aged children with developmental disabilities. Our summer enrichment program operates Monday through Friday from 9AM - 1PM.

We are currently looking for volunteer enrichment program assistants for weekdays, two-hour once per week minimum. Start date is for immediate placement and shift times to be scheduled on weekdays.

Enrichment Program Assistant duties vary according to each particular schedule, but include everything from arts and crafts, barn care, horse handling, leading on trail walks, as well as assisting children with special needs. The efforts of our incredible volunteers make our programs possible. All volunteers will receive orientation training before joining our program. Additional training may be required upon placement and experience.

Please note: This volunteer opportunity is for immediate placement on weekdays.

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About ACCESS EQUESTRIAN, INC.

Location:

1 Succabone Road, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, US

Mission Statement

Access Equestrian’s mission is to provide the therapeutic benefits of adaptive riding, hippotherapy, horsemanship and other equine assisted activities to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and other life challenges.

Description

Founded in 2010, Access Equestrian is proud to serve children and adults with a broad range of disabilities, and their families. Our professional staff work closely with our clients to develop and execute individualized plans that meet our client’s goals.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Animals, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Succabone RoadMount Kisco, NY 10549

(41.1952,-73.67831)
 

SKILLS

  • Farming
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Gardening
  • Equestrian
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two-hour once per week minimum.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods. Walk and jog lightly in a ring with a horse. Comfort and competence around horses and children/adults with special needs.

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