Volunteers are essential to fulfilling the mission of nonprofit agencies. HorseLink has many opportunities for volunteers to help. Whether you assist with horse handling during our programs and grooming days or helping with our fundraising events and efforts, we always love to find enthusiastic people who can lend a hand to help us accomplish our mission. We know having dedicated volunteers is the only way to make HorseLink happen.
Here are some of ongoing volunteer opportunities.
Provide help with set-up and take down and with horse handling during our veterans and trauma programs as well as periodic grooming days we host with different populations. These are full-day or half-day jobs which require significant horse handling experience.
*This position requires that you have considerable horse experience and are comfortable catching, leading, tying, and being around horses. The above volunteer position will require attendance at a short training session before conducting a volunteer assignment.
Help out with barn chores and general farm upkeep. Duties include things such as feeding, grooming, cleaning stalls and water troughs, and other miscellaneous barn chores. Again, experience with and knowledge of horses is helpful.
*The above volunteer position requires a general knowledge of horses and horse care as well as being confident and comfortable around them.
Helping at special events, such as our annual fundraiser and other events throughout the year.
Helping with administrative duties central to fundraising campaigns—things such as stuffing envelopes, record keeping, thank you phone calls, etc.