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Robinson Ranch - Desert Shadows Site1231 E. Ardmore RdPhoenix, AZ 85042
John and Sheilah with the students in Tombstone.


Do you love being around horses? Have you always wanted to volunteer at a working Ranch? Are you a hard worker who doesn't mind getting a little dust on your boots? We are looking for dedicated and committed volunteers to help us with our programs and work around the ranch keeping the grounds beautiful. After volunteers have attained 20 hours, they receive a ranch t-shirt and all classes taken are offered at discounted prices "25% as continuing Volunteers" !!!! You are also eligible to participate in our annual parades and camping trips at discounted rates!


SUMMER ADVENTURES & HORSEMANSHIP - Monday thru Friday (Summer) 7am to 9:30am Summer Adventures Camps for kids 5 to 13. The current need is for horse leaders, side-walkers and individuals to assist students groom & tack (experience preferred but NOT necessary).

Wednesdays 9:15am to 11:15am (Beginning Fall 2013) - Non-Equine related sessions with a local Montessori School. 10 to 15 students visit the ranch weekly and work on keeping the ranch beautiful by cleaning, painting and general maintenance. We need volunteers to help keep kids stay on task and stay focused.

Saturdays 7:30am to 9:00am - Therapeutic Riding for the Disabled. The current need is for horse leaders, side-walkers and coaches. (LEVEL ONE FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE CARD REQUIRED)

Monday thru Saturday 6am & 6pm (Summer) / 7:00am & 5pm (Winter) - Horse Maintenance (Mucking stalls, leveling stalls, feeding & watering horses)

You don't have to be a horse expert to work at the ranch. We can teach you every thing you need to know. Volunteering at Robinson Ranch is a wonderful experience and we guarantee you will leave with a smile.

Volunteer requirements: We ask that you participate in our volunteer orientation and be willing to commit to at least 2 hours a week volunteer time (which is about the length of the setup and completion of one program). ALSO, ALL VOLUNTEERS ARE FINGERPRINTED ONSITE through the Department of Public Safety's fingerprinting program. The cost for onsite fingerprinting is $10.

If you are interested in volunteering, participating, or having your child participate in our programs, please contact us at volunteer@robinsonranchaz.org to request an application.

Thank you so much for looking. Have a fabulous day!


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hours per week.
  • Please be willing to commit to 1.5 hours per week.

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