UCC Works Skills Centre Ambassadors
UCC Works Award Programme 2017-2018
EIL Volunteer Abroad
Requirements:Volunteers do not need previous experience with horses or horse therapy, but they need to love working with animals and children.
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.
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
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