Autistic Adults, Horses, Poodles, a Cat, and more

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Weekly, approximately 3-5 hours a week (on average)
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Wilderwood is seeking an exceptional volunteer to serve as our Volunteer Coordinator. The position is volunteer (no salary); however, the successful applicant will be working with amazing participants, beautiful horses, delightful poodles, a curious cat, and dedicated, enthusiastic people. This position requires approximately 3-5 hours per week with occasional longer hours (such as involvement in fundraising activities or Volunteer Days). You will recruit, maintain roster, and coordinate training and schedules of volunteers; assist in coordinating volunteers for fundraising and community events; contact area businesses and groups for donation support; coordinate receipt of donations, especially in relation to the Annual Fundraising Auction; and coordinate and lead Volunteer Training sessions.

Skills Needed: 
Project Management
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Areas of Interest: 
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Wilderwood’s equine-assisted curriculum is designed for autistic teens and adults to strengthen self-perception and self-possibility; achieve career and employment goals; and embrace and celebrate the innate connection between horses and autistics. Wilderwood also rescues unwanted horses, provides them a lifetime loving home, and educates the community about horses and autism.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Training and materials; thank you's in abundance; and the company of horses and poodles.

Last Updated: Jul 6 2021
Address of Project Site
7 Wildwood Lane
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 459-9813


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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