Thursday, April 30, 2015

North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association needs volunteers

The North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association (NOTRA) provides therapeutic horseback riding for children and adults with special needs.  They are looking for the following volunteers:

Maintenance Ranch Hand
- Responsible for facility maintenance such as repair fencing, weed control, and water line repairs
- Participate in the facility set up and take down at the start of every spring and fall session
- Knowledge of how to stack hay safely for transport and supervise volunteers doing the lifting
- Ability to haul hay (1 tonne dually and flat deck trailer provided)
- Responsible for maintenance schedule for NOTRA vehicles and equipment
- Pick up and deliver of horse feed as needed

Equine Manager
- Responsible for the feed and care of program horses
- Maintaining a feed supply coordinated with maintenance delivery person
- Being present for maintenance vet care
- Organizing farrier care schedule
- Finding/maintaining corporate sponsors for program horses
- In depth grooming or horses