Volunteer

Volunteers at Hearts do more than simply give their time.

Volunteers stand together to change lives.

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“Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dawn and Chloe        
If you’re interested in contributing your talents to a great cause, we welcome you to join us! We are looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to commit to a weekly 4-hour shift. There are volunteer opportunities available for Lesson Volunteers, Summer Camp Volunteers, Tack Shack Volunteers, Admin Volunteers, Facility Volunteers, Special Event Volunteers, and many, many more! If you would like to volunteer, please follow the steps below. For additional information, contact us here.

 

 

 

 

How do I become a HEARTS Volunteer? 

  • Step 1: APPLY Click here to fill out an online application !
  • Step 2: REGISTER and ATTEND an upcoming Orientation by emailing Dawn at volunteers@heartsriding.org. You will learn more about Hearts, what it takes to be a Hearts _MG_1192volunteer, and hear about the many volunteer opportunities available!
    • Our next Orientation is scheduled on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 5:30-7:00pm.         
      • COMMIT to a weekly volunteer shift
      • Tack Shack, Administrative, Facility, and Special Event volunteers will be placed on the schedule (no additional training necessary)
      • Lesson Volunteers will be scheduled to “shadow” a shift while completing additional training
  • Step 3: LESSON VOLUNTEER TRAINING PROGRAM (after completion of Step 2)
    • Course 1: Sidewalking   Saturday, July 8, 2017,  from 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Course 2: Grooming & Tacking  Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Course 3: Join-Up & Leading  Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 9:00am-12:00pm

How do I become a HEARTS SUMMER CAMP Volunteer? 

  • Seeking responsible, energetic and enthusiastic volunteers age 14 and above to assist in fun-filled weeks of equine related outdoor activities and horseback riding!
    • Fill out the online application in Step 1 above
    • Email Dawn at volunteers@heartsriding.org to reserve a space in our Saturday, July 8th Sidewalking & Camp Trainings from 9am-1pm. Include in your email your commitment to volunteer for 1 or more complete weeks of camp. Specify your choice of camp week(s) to volunteer. Volunteer hours are 8:30am-12:45pm, 3 days per week (M/W/F) or 5 days per week (M-F) the following weeks:  July 10-14,   July 24-28  &   August 7-11

Volunteers at Hearts do more than simply give their time. Volunteers change lives, make lifelong friends and join a larger community of fun-loving, energetic individuals intent on making a difference!

You may:

– Assist riders during their weekly lessons
– Learn horsemanship skills
– Help maintain the facility
– Assist with administrative tasks

- …and much, much more!_MG_1220

 

 

Please Note: No horse experience is necessary and all of the volunteer training is provided, free of charge, by Hearts.  Minimum age to volunteer at Hearts is fourteen years old.