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Spring 2024 - Adaptive Riding and Horsemanship Program Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: ACCESS EQUESTRIAN, INC.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 15 people are interested
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Access Equestrian is seeking a diverse population of kind and caring volunteers to assist in our programs who have an interest in working with horses. Help is needed in our adaptive riding program for school aged children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Our spring lesson program operates Tuesday through Sunday, throughout the day beginning April 1st. LGBTQ and BIPOC volunteers are encouraged to apply and support our diverse community.

We are currently looking for program volunteers for immediate placement in our upcoming spring program, two-hours once per week minimum. Volunteer times to be determined upon placement and availability.

Volunteer duties vary according to each particular schedule, but include everything from barn care and horse handling, leading and side walking in lessons, as well as assisting adults and children with disabilities. 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 placement in our spring program beginning April 1, 2024.

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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,-73.67834)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Physical Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Special Needs
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two-hours 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 disabilities. Minimum age (14) fourteen with experience.

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