Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
Barn Supervisor for Horse Rescue
Quick Overview: Have you always wanted to work with horses? Did you possibly have them when you were younger, but having your own horse seemed impossible as an adult? Do you have extra time to give, but have not found the right fit for your skills?
We have a great opportunity for you to live you dream of working with horses while making a valuable contribution to our community!
Mission or Broader Program Description: Saffyre Sanctuary, a 100% volunteer organization, is looking for two or three able bodied retired or semi-retired adults to supervise the barn for our resident sanctuary horses 3-4 days per week.
Hours are from 3 PM to approximately 8 PM (5-6 hours per day)
Great safe outside opportunity and good exercise (you can finally get out of the house!)
Volunteer Roles & Responsbilities: Daily Duties:
Tasks include stall cleaning, feeding hay, preparing custom equine meals, barn maintenance, care of horses, including grooming and turn out, instructing other volunteers, and having a good time!
We are willing to train the perfect applicants!
Requirements: Qualities we are looking for:
- Attention to detail
- Can do heavy lifting and manual labor
- Able to follow directions
- Able to supervise and delegate tasks
- Kind leadership and great organizational skills (OCD is a plus!)
- Good people skills and good with young adults
- Some understanding of horse behavior and their health related issues
- Spiritual beliefs and an open mind is a big plus
- Dedication, love, and kindness to all living things
By clicking “Sign Up,” I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise. By clicking “Sign Up,” I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.
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