Volunteers needed at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding in Old Lyme
High Hopes volunteers participate in all of High Hopes’ activities. 96% of our workforce are volunteers. They volunteer as individuals, as members of workgroups, families, and participants in community service programs. They give their time, talents and energy to help support High Hopes and the people we serve. We could not run High Hopes without them!
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A HIGH HOPES VOLUNTEER?
Volunteers must be able to work independently with minimal staff supervision.
The required age for volunteers is 14.
Volunteers undertake many different roles at High Hopes from sidewalking with our participants and horse handling to farm work and event preparation.
Volunteering in the program, barn and/or facility involves moderate physical activity. Please be sure you are comfortable with the physical aspects of the role you select.
Individuals should be available the same day and time each week to volunteer. Volunteer assignments and schedules are based on interest, experience, and availability.
Volunteers should demonstrate a commitment to education, teamwork, serving the community, leadership and innovation.