Leader/Sidewalker/ Special Events

(Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE))

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Position ID: V-GRE0047 Last Modified: 21 Feb 2021 Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsG.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
ContactHeather Burrows, Acting Volunteer Coordinator, G.R.A.C.E.; Phone: 519-935-2892 * Barn 519-372-2721; Email: graceriding@outlook.com
DutiesVolunteer Opportunites:  
Leader responsible for:  
*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 responsible for:  
*support the rider as necessary to balance  
*assist rider to complete skills as needed  
*assist leader with tack and cleanup
More Info Linkwww.graceriding.ca
BenefitsA great opportunity for high school students looking to complete their 40 hours of volunteer work. Also excellent for active seniors.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestAnimal 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/ExperienceFriendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort 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 LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and Times3-10 week programs
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOwen Sound
Number of PositionsBruce County: 1 individual(s) ; Grey County: 1 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 1 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationCar required ; Volunteer are responsible for their own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check is required by anyone over the age of 18
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians (GRACE)
Office PhoneBarn 519-372-2721
Address & Map
Wicklen Stables
223047 Grey Road 17 B
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N7
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Mailing AddressPO Box 992 
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6H6