Work with Individuals with Special Needs and their Therapy Horses

Smiles all around during Therapeutic Riding
Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
7 Days a Week
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
25
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

NMCTR has three main programs:

1. Horse Care: Need volunteers to do this 2x a day.

2. Groundwork: Volunteers learn natural horsemanship while working with our equines.

3. Lessons: Volunteers can help with sidewalking (supporting the rider throughout the lesson) or horse leader (in charge of the horse during the lesson).

Areas of Interest: 
Animals
Children and Youth
Disabled
Great for: 
Teens
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Children, Youth and Adults with a special need or mental illness greatly benefit from Therapeutic Riding. Volunteers are needed to support each rider during their participation in the programs for safety, promotion of independence, social skills, among many other needs.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
14
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
Yes
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

NMCTR will provide any knowledge and training you may need to volunteer. No horse experience is required.

Last Updated: Apr 24 2019
Address of Project Site
100 S. Polo Drive
Santa Fe
New Mexico
87507
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 471-2000

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico 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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