Volunteer

(Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre)

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Position ID: V-GRE0092 Last Modified: 23 Nov 2018 Last Full Update: 04 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactHolly Stiene, Volunteer Coordinator, Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre; Phone: 519-986-1247; Email: volunteer@hopehavencentre.org
DutiesAs a volunteer at Hope Haven, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are making a profound difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working with people with special needs and/ or horses. There are many volunteer positions currently available at Hope Haven including: 
1. Horse Leader - assist in adaptive and therapeutic riding lessons by leading horses. 
2. Side Walking - walk with our riders and assist them during their riding lessons.  
3. Alternate Activity Volunteer - Assist our clients in activities such as horsemanship, yoga, tae kwon doe, art, snow shoeing, sledding, fishing etc.  
4. Handy person/ barn hand - assist Hope Haven in making property improvements (fixing horse gates, painting, building small fixtures etc). Assist with caring for our horse herd.  
 
There is no previous experience required to volunteer at Hope Haven. We will train you. There is no minimum time commitment, whatever time you have to give is sincerely appreciated. Please don't hesitate to call our office at (519) 986 - 1247 if you have any questions.
More Info Linkhttps://www.hopehavencentre.org/
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Arts & Crafts ; Music & Performing Arts ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; No previous experience required. We will train.
Commitment LengthAny length is acceptable.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
We run almost 12 hours a day Monday through Saturday.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
LocationMarkdale, ON
Number of PositionsGrey County: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Costnone
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirementsnone
Agency Details
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Organization NameHope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre
Office Phone519-986-1247
E-Mailprogram@hopehavencentre.org
Websitewww.hopehavencentre.org
Address & Map
545747 4A Side Rd
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
 
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