Volunteer Opportunities

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

WHERE DO I FIT?

At Jaycee’s Horses for Healing we have an opportunity for everyone who is willing to give of their time and talent.  Listed below is a brief description of jobs that need YOU.

 

Sidewalker:

The primary responsibility of a Sidewalker is to maintain constant safety awareness, while providing physical and motivational support to the Rider.  Horse experience is not necessary.

Qualifications for Sidewalker:  Minimum age is 13.  Must be able to walk briskly in sand for 15-20 minutes.  Jog intermittently for short periods of time while the horse is trotting.  Attend volunteer training and be committed to your time slot assignment.

 

Horse Leader:

The primary responsibility of the Horse Leader is to control the horse during grooming and during the lesson.  The Horse Leader must help in guiding; stopping and starting without making the Rider feel that they are simply a passenger.  Horse experience is necessary.

Qualifications for Horse Leader:  Minimum age is 13.  Must be able to walk briskly in sand for 15-20 minutes.  Jog intermittently for short periods of time while the horse is trotting.  Attend volunteer training and be committed to your time slot assignment.  In addition, Horse Leader’s must have experience with horses.

 

Chuck Wagon Team: 

We need volunteers to help with parties and special events.  This may entail: menu planning, cooking, serving, table set-up and clean-up.

No minimum age requirement or qualifications are necessary.

 

Ranch Hand:

We need volunteers to assist with special projects and general maintenance from time to time.  This may entail: building, repairs, clean-up, and other maintenance duties.

No minimum age requirement or qualifications are necessary.

 

Committee Member:

We need volunteers to assist with Fundraising and Marketing.  If you enjoy putting your business skills to use you may want to join one of the following committees:

           Fundraising

           Marketing and Personal Relations

Qualifications:  Minimum age is 18.  Business experience is helpful, but not required.