(Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians)

Position ID: V-GRE0047
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2021

Opportunity Details: Leader/Sidewalker

Comments G.R.A.C.E. is a registered not for profit orgranization that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for challenged children and adults in Grey and Bruce counties
Contact Heather Burrows, Acting Volunteer Coordinator, G.R.A.C.E.; Phone: 519-935-2892 * Barn 519-372-2721; Email: graceriding@outlook.com
  • Grooming and tack up of the horse
  • Leading of the horse for warm-up
  • Control of the horse during class
  • Un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment
  • Sidewalker
  • Support the rider as necessary to balance
  • Assist rider to complete skills as needed
  • Assist leader with tack and cleanup
    More Info Link www.graceriding.ca
    Benefits A great opportunity for high school students looking to complete their 40 hours of volunteer work. Also excellent for active seniors.
    Ages 14 year(s) and up
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
    Areas of Interest Animal Services ; Board of Directors ; Cleaning Services ; Committees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Registration ; Social Interaction
    Skills/Experience Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work
    Commitment Length Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Various opportunities depending on program or event volunteering for.
    Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group
    Minimum Hours 3 / Week
    Accessibility Fully Accessible
    Location Owen Sound
    Number of Positions Bruce County: 1 individual(s) ; Grey County: 1 individual(s) 
    3 individual(s) needed in total.
    Training Training is provided
    Transportation Car required ; Volunteer are responsible for their own transportation
    Police Check Required
    Additional Requirements Police Check is required by anyone over the age of 18

    Agency Details: Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians

    Office Phone 519-372-2721
    E-Mail info@graceriding.ca
    Website www.graceriding.ca
    Address & Map
    Wicklen Stables, 223047 Grey Road 17B
    Owen Sound, ON
    Canada N4K 5N7
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    Mailing Address PO Box 992 
    Owen Sound, ON 
    Canada N4K 6H6