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Horse Therapy in Mexico

International

Horse Therapy in Mexico

EIL Volunteer Abroad

International

At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/09/2016
  • Closing date:31/12/2018
  • Post Updated:20/09/2016
  • Min Hours:30h per week
  • Role Type:Animal

Requirements:Volunteers do not need previous experience with horses or horse therapy, but they need to love working with animals and children.

Description

This project sponsors horse therapy for children with special needs who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. The project is looking for volunteers to support the expansion of this service. Volunteers help with stable chores such as horse grooming, horse exercising, feeding animals, assisting with vet checks and supporting the riding classes. Depending on the demand of the therapy sessions, volunteers might help with them also. Volunteers do not need previous experience with horses or horse therapy, but they need to love working with animals and children. A good knowledge of Spanish is a plus, but basic Spanish will be accepted.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Anton Kieffer

Address: EIL Volunteer Abroad, EIL Intercultural Learning,1 Empress Place,Summerhill North

Website: http://www.volunteerabroad.ie

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