Children's Autism & Horse Therapy Assistant

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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:
Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
Groupes
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!

Journée Typique

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.

Activités de Loisir

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!

Tourisme
Shopping /
Souvenirs
Randonnée
Équitation

Conditions

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 18 ans quand le programme commence. Il peut y avoir des exceptions si tu peux montrer la permission de ton tuteur légal ou si tu es accompagné(e) par l'un de tes parents.
Compétences Linguistiques
Tu dois parler anglais (niveau moyen)
Exigences de Formation
à niveau High School
Documents Requis
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation, Two pics et Signed Policies and Liability form (provided during application process)
Restrictions de Nationalité
Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.
Engagement de Temps
Nous avons besoin de ton aide le lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi et samedi de 08:00 - 16:00

Services inclus

Services de 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

Transfert de l'aéroport 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.

Logement

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.

Dortoir Maison des invités
Aliments & Boissons
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!
Accès à Internet
Bon accès sur le site du projet
NE SONT inclus dans le prix:
Visa, billets d'avion, assurance voyage ne sont PAS inclus dans les frais de programme.
Billets d'avion
L'aéroport le plus proche est Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) à New Orleans. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en États-Unis.
Assurance Voyage
Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour États-Unis te protège en cas de situation imprévue.
Vaccins
Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en États-Unis, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour États-Unis.

Dates et Prix

PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT

Informations sur l'arrivée

All Year Round (Try to arrive on a Monday)

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.
Durée
1 - 4 sem

Frais de Programme

Frais: Prix en USD
1 sem (durée min.)
$1 095
2 sem
$1 695
3 sem
$2 295
4 sem (durée max.)
$2 895
Coût moyen
$909 /sem

Merci de noter que les prix ci-dessus sont des prix estimés et qu'ils sont soumis aux fluctuations des taux de change. Fronteering Travel t'informera du prix final au cours du processus de candidature.
Acompte (15%)
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Montant Restant (85%)
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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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