Horse Leading & Side Walking

Organization Details
Organization Name: Prairie Strides
Address: 145 Pacific Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2Z6
Website: http://www.prairiestrides.com
Organizational Description: A non-for profit charitable organization that provides therapeutic horse back riding classes to disabled children 6 to 12 years of age.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Able to lead a horse or side walk beside a horse for roughly 50 minutes.
Skills Required: As a horse leader we are looking for someone that has experience controlling/leading a horse. Side walker must not be afraid of horses and enjoy interacting with children of various abilities.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Working in a team environment with children who have a variety of abilities and other volunteers. Leaving a class knowing you helped make a difference in a child's life.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Ten week commitment in the Fall or Spring for one hour a week either on Monday or Wednesday evening. Class times begin as early as 6:00pm and end as late as 9:00PM. Training is being held September 1st at West Wind Stables in Oak Bluff. All interested volunteers are required to attend. To book a training time, please contact exedir@mrda.cc
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: exedir@prairiestrides.com
Phone: 204-925-5905
In Person
Closing Date: Feb 10, 2023
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