Interests

  • Animals and Wildlife

Activities

  • Animals
  • Caring and Helping People

  • To support our qualified staff facilitators in the therapy sessions.
  • To able to help us create a safe space, physically and emotionally, for the families and young people who come to us.
  • Assist with the care of the horses; mucking out, grooming, etc.
  • Maintaining the site; setting up electric fencing, poo picking etc.
  • To participate in all aspects of the daily running of the project.
  • We use a natural horsemanship approach with our horses. We are happy to teach this to our volunteers.

What skills do I need?

  • Enhanced DBS is required as we work with children 
  • Over 18
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality
  • Confidence with horses is useful, although all of ours are quite gentle and easy to handle. We will teach the skills required if need be.
  • Ability to relate well with children, teens and their adults in a non judgemental way. The families who come to us do so because life is difficult and so need positive support and encouragement.
  • The ability to see the best in people and recognise that people do the best they can with the resources they have available at the time.

Interests

  • Animals and Wildlife

Activities

  • Animals
  • Caring and Helping People

Details

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When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No No No Yes No
Afternoon Yes No No No No Yes No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Mondays and Saturdays 9-5 are our critical need, other days would also be helpful We are happy to accommodate people flexibly, if you want to come for the whole day, half a day, every week, fortnightly or once a month. We'd love to hear from you - make an enquiry and we will call you for a chat about it.

Location

Wisborough Green
West Sussex

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