It takes 3 volunteers for each child on a horse! Volunteer for WFRF! Children, Horses and Exercise!
Position Activity: Activity Coordination, Animal Care, Arts & Crafts, Camp Counselor, Community Outreach, Companion / Visitor, Event Helpers, Exercise / Fitness, Orientation, Outdoor Activities, Outing Assistant, Peer Support, Role Model, Visiting / Chatting / Socializing
2-4 hours / Flexible / Weekends Only
5525, 5575 101 Street NW, Shriners FezDome Arena, Calgary, AB, T3L 1S4 [Map]
Suitability: Adult Group (Corporate / Employee), Adult Group (Non-corporate), All, Bilingual in Canada's Offical Languages (English and French), Child, ELL (English Language Learners) , Fluency in Languages other than English, New to Canada / Recent Immigrant, Older Adult (55+), Older Adult (65+), Person with Cognitive Disability, Person with Physical Disability, Student (Post Secondary), Wheelchair Accessible, Youth
Will For Riding Foundation provides therapeutic horseback riding sessions for children with physical, mental and sensory disabilities. WFRF operates out of Shriners FezDome arena in Bowness Calgary. Each child in the saddle requires 3 volunteers to sidewalk (safeguard on both sides) and lead the horse around the arena through Instructor lead activities, keep child engaged, included and safe. Sessions for children will run running every Saturday and Sunday of September and October 2018. Come and volunteer for an hour or the whole day. This is a very fulfilling experience. Bring your highschooler to volunteer! it gives young adult great perspective! Joins US! additional information available on www.WillForRidingFoundation.com; You can contact Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerWFRF@Gmail.com. Check out and like our Facebook page @WillToRideFoundation. We are looking forward to meeting you!