Children's Autism & Horse Therapy Assistant

Non-profit
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gegründet 2010
Patrick
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Volunteer and work alongside an amazing team all working towards a worthwhile cause of horse ranch therapy, making a difference for kids with special needs. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Alter 18+
Alleinreisend
Pärchen
Gruppen
50+
Come now and enjoy the picturesque Children’s Autism & Horse Therapy Ranch, nestled among the rolling hills of beautiful southern Mississippi! Here you have an amazing opportunity to volunteer at a 200‐acre ranch (with an additional 800 acre to ride or hike on) and spend all day around amazing horses!

In addition to that, you’ll also be working alongside an amazing team all working towards a worthwhile cause of ranch therapy, making a difference for kids with special needs. The Children’s Autism & Horse Therapy focuses on helping all children with autism and other special needs and is free to every child that is in dire need of some help. This method done by the project has proven over the years to produce good results however, with a little help form you we can make an even bigger positive impact on the lives of these kids!

Your role as a volunteer will be incorporated in the daily work on the ranch. You will be involved in the care of the horses and other therapy animals such as; cats, dogs and goats including the maintenance of their surrounding/environment and you’ll also assist in the therapy sessions. Volunteer work means plenty of time around and together with the horses but it is important to keep in mind that this program is not a "riding camp". Instead it is about making sure the therapy horses and other therapy animals gets the best possible care so they are ready for their work with the kids and as a bonus you get to go on one trail ride every week!

You will volunteer along side international volunteers and local volunteers as well as local staff who will guide and train you during your stay.

The project is based in a semi remote location in southern Mississippi.
Volunteers will be staying in shared bedrooms together with other volunteers and get the chance to meet and make new friends for life as well as getting an unbelievable experience with great chances of team work.

Requirements:
  • Driver’s license (optional).
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Health insurance and Tetanus vaccination (recommended). Criminal Record/Police Clearance Required.
  • Intermediate language level required or higher. 
  • No smoking and No animal allergies
  • Being flexible.
Volunteer Benefits:
  • The opportunity to volunteer with Horses and other Therapy animals!
  • A Chance to work with a talented team of staff, other volunteers and special needs kids.
  • To have an opportunity to experience the beauty of Horse Riding!

Tagesablauf

Volunteers play a key role in assisting the project with its objectives and as such, your main tasks will mainly consist out of the following but are not limited to:

  • Groom and care for the horses
  • Care for the small therapy animals such as; dogs, cats and goats
  • Assist during therapy sessions
  • Cleaning the stalls and out side pens
  • Feeding the horses
  • Fencing such as repairing or building new fence
  • Mowing the lawn or other gardening chores
  • Other tasks to keep the facilities in good condition
For more information regarding the typical day of your program please contact us as it depends on the seasons.

Freizeitaktivitäten

Volunteers have a lot of opportunities to do leisure time activities on their days off. The city of New Orleans is only an hour and a half drive away so volunteers can visit!

Wandern
Reiten
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Sightseeing

Voraus­setzungen

Um an diesem Programm teilzunehmen, musst du zu Programmbeginn mindestens 18 Jahre alt sein. Es kann Ausnahmen geben, wenn du die Erlaubnis deines/r Erziehungsberechtigten vorlegen kannst oder wenn du von deinen Eltern begleitet wirst
Sprachkenntnisse
Du brauchst folgende Sprachkenntnisse: Englisch (Fortgeschritten)
Ausbildung
auf High School Niveau
Benötigte Unterlagen
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation, Two pics und Signed Policies and Liability form (provided during application process)
Staatszugehörigkeit
Es gibt keine Beschränkungen. Helfende Hände aus aller Welt sind willkommen.
Arbeitszeiten
Deine Hilfe wird an folgenden Tagen benötigt: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag, Freitag und Samstag von 08:00 - 16:00

Leist­ungen

Dienstleistungen von Fronteering Travel

The Fee includes:


  • Airport Pickup - Volunteers will need to fly to MSY (Louis Armstrong Airport, New Orleans). On your arrival, someone from the project will be waiting for you at the airport and will then transfer you to your accommodation on the project site.
  • Accommodation - Volunteers will be staying in shared bedrooms together with other volunteers and get the chance to meet and make new friends for life as well as getting an unbelievable experience with great chances of team work.
  • Meals - For breakfast, you will prepare this on your own from a selection of options like bread, ham, cheese, coffee, tea, juice, porridge, oats, yoghurt, cereals, fruits, etc. Lunch is prepared by the staff members on the ranch but you as a volunteer will be helpful in the kitchen on a rolling schedule. Dinner will be done as it did for the lunch period. It is important to note that if you have allergies or specific requirements about your diet, we will be happy to take care of that on inquiry!
  • Horse Riding - Volunteers will be granted permission to go on one trail ride every week.
  • Ongoing service and 24/7 Emergency Contact

Abholung vom Flughafen Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Volunteers will need to fly to MSY (Louis Armstrong Airport, New Orleans). On your arrival, someone from the project will be waiting for you at the airport and will then transfer you to your accommodation on the project site.

Unterkunft

Volunteers will be staying in shared bedrooms together with other volunteers and get the chance to meet and make new friends for life as well as getting an unbelievable experience with great chances of team work.

Schlafsaal Gasthaus
Verpflegung
Breakfast - You prepare your own breakfast from a selection of options like bread, ham, cheese, coffee, tea, juice, porridge, oats, yoghurt, cereals, fruits, etc.

Lunch - The lunch is prepared by the staff members on the ranch but you as a volunteer will be 
helpful in the kitchen on a rolling schedule.

Dinner - Same will be done as it did for the lunch period.

It is important to note that if you have allergies or specific requirements about your diet, we will be 
happy to take care of that on inquiry!
Internetzugriff
Gute Verbindung vor Ort
Was ist NICHT inklusive?
Visa, Flüge, Reiseversicherung und Impfungen sind NICHT in den Programmgebühren enthalten.
Flugtickets
Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans. Wir helfen dir günstige Flüge nach Vereinigte Staaten zu finden.
Reiseversicherung
Ins Ausland zu gehen ist ein Abenteuer, auf das man sich stets gut vorbereiten sollte. Plötzliche Krankheit oder Verletzung, Stornierung oder Diebstahl - eine Reiseversicherung für Vereinigte Staaten bietet die nötige Sicherheit.
Impfungen
Bevor du deine Freiwilligenarbeit in Vereinigte Staaten antrittst, solltest du dich noch einmal von deinem Arzt beraten lassen und deine erforderlichen Impfungen für Vereinigte Staaten überprüfen.

Termine & Preise

KEINE KREDITKARTENGEBÜHREN

Informationen zur Anreise

All Year Round (Try to arrive on a Monday)

Verfügbarkeit
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez
Dauer
1 - 4 Wochen

Programmgebühren

Kosten: Preise in USD
1 Woche (Mindestaufenthalt)
$1.095
2 Wochen
$1.695
3 Wochen
$2.295
4 Wochen (Maximaler Aufenthalt)
$2.895
Durchschnittliche Gebühren
$909 /Woche

Bitte beachte, dass die oben angegebenen Gebühren geschätzt sind. Fronteering Travel wird dich während deines Bewerbungsprozesses über die endgültigen Programmgebühren informieren.
Anzahlung (15%)
Mit der Anzahlung reservierst du deinen Platz beim Freiwilligenprogramm. Zahlungen werden von PayPal abgewickelt, unserem vertrauenswürdigen globalen Zahlungsanbieter. Falls du keinen PayPal Account hast, kannst du die Anzahlung auch mit einer Kreditkarte bezahlen.
Restzahlung (85%)
Deine endgültige Zahlung vereinbarst du mit Fronteering Travel während des Bewerbungsprozesses. Normalerweise handelt es sich um eine Banküberweisung oder eine Barzahlung am Projektstandort.

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Children's Autism & Horse Therapy Assistant

Volunteer and work alongside an amazing team all working towards a worthwhile cause of horse ranch therapy, making a difference for kids with special needs.

$909/week

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