Lesson Volunteers

Hosted by: Miracles in Motion

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Shelley Lippold
officemanager@mimnh.org

About Lesson Volunteers

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Sidewalker: (must attend a volunteer training / orientation) The sidewalker (either 1 or 2) walks to the side of the rider during class. The sidewalker’s primary responsibility is for the safety of the student during class.

Sidewalker tasks include:
· Greeting the student as he/she arrives
· Remaining with the student and get his/her helmet fitted
· Assisting the student in balancing on the horse, utilizing special holds
· Following directions of the instructor during class and assisting the student only when needed to promote independence
· Understanding the special needs of each student
· Mounting assists
· Understanding safety and emergency procedures

Horse Handler: (must attend a horse handling training) The primary job of the horse handler is to deal with the horse.

Horse handler tasks include:
· Grooming and tacking the horse before class, or assisting the student and instructor.
· Maintaining control of the horse
· Tack cleaning
· Understanding horse body language and horse psychology


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

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    Animals
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    Youth
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    Health and Wellness
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    Veterans

Are interested in:

  • Fitness
    Fitness
  • Animals 2
    Pets
  • Sports
    Sports
  • The outdoors
    The Outdoors

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