(Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre)
|Comments||Hope Haven is a 142-acre adaptive riding and therapy centre located on top of the Beaver Valley, 2 hours north of Toronto. We offer professional and safe programming for individuals with challenges to learn the skill of riding as well as positively influencing their physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being.|
|Contact||Holly Stiene, Volunteer Coordinator, Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre; Phone: 519-986-1247; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||As 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 Link||https://www.hopehavencentre.org/|
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (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 Interest||Animal Services ; Arts & Crafts ; Music & Performing Arts ; Physical Fitness & Exercise ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled|
|Skills/Experience||Creativity ; 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 Length||Any length is acceptable.|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group|
|Minimum Hours||1 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: 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.
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features|
|Number of Positions||Grey County: 2 individual(s) |
2 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going|
|Transportation||Driver License required ; Car required|
|Organization Name||Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre|
|Address & Map|
545747 4A Side Rd
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0