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Lesson Volunteers to Work with Horses and Adults and Children with Special Needs

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ORGANIZATION: Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 500 people are interested
Lesson Assistants

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.

*Wednesdays: 10:00am - 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 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!

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About Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

Location:

6407 Dana Avenue, Jurupa Valley (formerly Mira Loma), CA 91752, US

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to improve the bodies, minds, spirits and quality of life of persons with physical and/or developmental disabilities and/or mental illnesses through equine-assisted activities.

Description

We provide equine-assisted services including teaching horseback riding to adults and children with special needs. We are a PATH Int'l Premier Accredited Center and we use the EAGALA method of equine-assisted psychotherapy and learning. We have adaptive horseback riding equipment to assist those who have difficulty walking and we have a wheelchair-to-horse lift to help transfer riders to horses.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6407 Dana AvenueJurupa Valley, CA 91752

(33.97141,-117.53465)
 

SKILLS

  • Special Needs
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • Equestrian
  • Program Management

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Lesson volunteers work 2-4 hours/week. There could be 1-3 hours of walking/ jogging on uneven ground.
  • Candidate's will need a background check if they are 18 years or older. Candidates will be required to complete an on-line AND hands-on training course prior to assisting clients. Go to: https://www.queenofheartsranch.org/volunteer-opportunities/

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