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Volunteer at Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer at Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Organization Name: Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Organization Contact: Emma Houser
519-986-1247
volunteer@hopehavencentre.org
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: This opportunity is very rewarding as you get to watch the participants grow through their lessons and experiences at Hope Haven. There is a wonderful group of horses, amazing participants and awesome volunteers.
Type of Organization: Sports
More Info Link: https://www.hopehavencentre.org/
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: Leader: assists the rider in preparing the horse for lessons and leads the horse during the lesson.

Side Walker: walks beside the horse and rider providing support and stability.

Horsemanship Helper: assist our clients to groom, lead and care for a horse.

Activity Assistants: Help out with our school groups and other special interest groups facilitating alternate activities both indoors and out.

And many more!
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
  • Administrative / Office Work / Business / Accounting Services
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Agricultural / Animals / Animal Services
  • Construction / Trade / Manual Labour / Maintenance
Skills / Experience: No skills or experience needed! We will train you!
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