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Horse Riding for Disabled Assistant and/or General Hand

  • Location: Tallebudgera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    8am to 12 noon Friday & Saturday during Queensland School term

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Sport & Physical Activity
    • Working with Animals
  • Training

    Training will be provided

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Youths 14 years and over may apply - parental permission required.
    8am to 12 noon Friday & Saturday during Queensland School term only
    Adults must hold a QLD Working with Children card. If you don't have one - ValleyRDA will organise and pay

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Jobs include:

  • Collecting horses from paddock, assisting in grooming and saddling up our beautiful horses
  • Leading or side walking with our special riders
  • Support riders to improve their riding skills
  • A variety of other valuable tasks are available eg: housekeeping, ground maintenance, supporting riders pre ride.
  • Ability to work as a team member and take direction is essential

The rewards are assisting disabled riders towards reaching their full potential, working with beautiful horses and ponies, enjoying becoming a team member with like- minded volunteers. Previous experience with horses is fantastic, but not essential as training is provided.