Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. works with adults and children with special needs and helps them work through their disabilities by working with and/or riding horses. Lesson volunteers fulfill a variety of assignments including leading horses during lessons, assisting with students with special needs during the lessons, grooming horses and preparing them for lessons and basic barn cleaning. No experience necessary - will train.
Steps to volunteering: https://www.queenofheartsranch.org/volunteer-opportunities/
Listed below is our current weekly schedule (subject to change):
*Mondays: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
*Wednesdays: 3:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m
*Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
*Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The days and times marked with (*) are where we are in most need of volunteers to help with lessons but other opportunities are available!
- Special Needs
- Animal Care / Handling
- Animal Therapy
- Program Management
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 14
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours/week
- Background Check required for volunteers 18 years or older, walking, jogging.