Riding Volunteer

Location East Sussex
Discipline: Education
Job type: Volunteer
Job ref: 001322
Published: about 1 month ago

Volunteers will assist staff undertaking various tasks, including:


¿      Preparing the horses for each session; grooming, tacking up and warming up if required
¿      Preparing the outdoor ride area
¿      Fetching riders from the classroom
¿      Assisting the Physio/TA with the YP’s sling and hoisting
¿      Supporting the YP on the horse from the side at ground level
¿      Engaging the YP in games/activities on the horse
¿      Lead the horse during sessions, inc, controlling the horse during mount and dismount
¿      Focus on the goals of the riding session as explained by the Physiotherapist


What you will gain by Volunteering:


¿ A sense of satisfaction in knowing you are helping others and making a difference
¿      Enjoyment of meeting a variety of new people
¿      Working as part of a team
¿      New skills and experiences


We also expect volunteers to show awareness and to comply with all aspects of health and safety in relation to your working environment.

The dress code for this role would be: outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather with safety footwear