TEWKSBURY TWP., N.J. — Mane Stream located in Oldwick, is seeking new volunteers to provide support with Equine Assisted Activities for individuals with special needs. Volunteers 14 years of age or older are needed to groom and tack the horses and assist riders and therapy clients during riding lessons and therapy sessions. Prior experience with horses is not necessary in order to become a volunteer.
A 2 ½ hour Orientation and Training Session is mandatory to ensure the safety of all participants. The orientation will provide an overview of the programs offered by Mane Stream and will explain the responsibilities of a Mane Stream volunteer. The follow-up training session will provide a closer look at horse behavior and will involve hands-on practice of the skills introduced at orientation.
Orientation and Training Schedule
Sat. Sept. 14, from 3:00-5:30pm
Tue., Oct. 22, from 6:30-9:00pm
It is important to register as soon as possible as orientations and trainings are limited to 16 people. For more information or to register for an orientation and training session, please go to the website and create your volunteer profile www.manestreamnj.org or call volunteer coordinator, Rebecca Jablonski at 908-439-9636
About Mane Stream – Mane Stream is a non-profit registered charitable organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with physical, developmental, emotional and medical challenges through a diverse program of equine assisted activities, therapy services and educational initiatives. Mane Stream is designated as a Premier Accredited Center of PATH - Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International, which provides education, accreditation and resources for the equine assisted activities industry.
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