Horse Rescue & Caretaker

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Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
Groupes
50+
Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. This rescue center is currently home to more than 170 horses, most of which were rescued from the Slaughter House.

The project needs dedicated and committed volunteers to help with the many tasks and activities at the center. Although the 40-acre farm currently focuses more specifically on horses, you can also enjoy the firsthand experience of working with a variety of livestock including pigs, llamas, goats, ducks, chickens and much more. As a volunteer, you would be tasked with preparation of feed and feeding of horses and other animals and maintenance and repairs to assisting the vet and cleaning the paddocks. The work can be physically demanding and the animals at the farm will be your number one priority.  Care and give love to horses that have suffered abuse and neglect in the past and experience the wonderful surroundings of the farm. NO horse riding at this program. 

This is Why!
  • Work hands on with horses in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Live at the project, expand your English skills and be part of a team dedicated to the welfare of animals.
  • Great opportunity to expand your knowledge on horses.
  • Experience the beauty of rural Canada.
The volunteer project is in Alberta at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. With its proximity to the Rocky Mountains, this area gives volunteers great opportunities for adventures. There are parks, trails and a variety of recreation facilities for you to enjoy.

Requirements:
  • Required to commit to a minimum of 8 weeks
  • Must have experience in horse handling and care. No animal allergies as well.
  • Must be comfortable with heavy lifting and doing manual labour
  • NO SMOKING is allowed on the property.
  • Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, polite, self-sufficient, eager, honest, good sense of humor, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
  • Age: 18+
  • Extreme Weather (heat & cold), dirt and living in a remote area must be something you can handle.
  • A love for animals and some general experience of caring for an animal is a must and Patient and comfortable around mammals and birds
  • Must read and agree to abide by guidelines and ethics of the project
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently and good knowledge of the English
  • A valid driver’s license would be an asset, but is not required

Journée Typique

Volunteers play a vital role in achieving the project’s goal of caring and giving the much-needed love to horses and other animals that have suffered abuse and neglect in the past. As a volunteer, you will at times get your hands dirty. Please remember that the animals are your number one priority while you are at the project. There is always something to do at the rescue center. If you are uncertain of what to do, you can ask an experienced volunteer and the volunteer task list. There is NO horse riding at this program. Your responsibilities will vary on a day to day basis and you may be involved in:

  • Food preparation and Feeding of horses and other livestock
  • Checking physical condition of the horses
  • Rehabilitation horse
  • Grooming
  • Vet/Farrier Assistance
  • Filling Feed bins and Loading/unloading hay or feed
  • Fence repair and Cleaning paddocks (manure pick up).
For more information about your typical day please message us.

Activités de Loisir

The area  gives volunteers great opportunities for adventures during their days off. They can go climbing the rocky mountains, or explore the parks and trails while enjoying sightseeing on the rural Canada. Also during the winter volunteers can go skiing. However, leisure activities are at the volunteers expense.

Water Sports
Swimming
Sightseeing
Climbing
Hiking
Riding
Winter Sports

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)
Documents Requis
CV, Resume, Letter of Motivation et Two pics and Signed Policies and Liability form
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 et vendredi de 09:00 - 17:00

Services inclus

Services de Fronteering Travel
  • Accommodation: Accommodation will be in the guest house at the farm.
  • Transportation to get groceries is provided.
  • Airport Pickup: You will be picked up from either Calgary or Edmonton Airport.
  • Mail-holding service: You can use FRONTEERINGS office as a reliable address to have your mail delivered.
  • Ongoing service and 24/7 Emergency Contact
Not included:
  • Meals Not included. You are responsible for your own meals. 
Transfert de l'aéroport Calgary International Airport

You will arrive in beautiful Calgary or Edmonton where you will be met at the airport by a member of the project.

Logement

You will stay in the guest home which includes one bedroom, kitchen, living/dining area. The accommodation is rustic and clean with standard house furniture and accessories in it. 

Things to bring from home: Please prepare yourself for all kinds of weather. Bring gloves, sturdy footwear is a must (preferably waterproof), and clothes you don't mind getting dirty (as all the animals will love to brush up against you and say hello!). There is a volunteer clubhouse on site with washroom, kitchen facilities and a library. You can bring books and magazines you would like to share/donate. While at the project, you will need to bring your own food and drinks (bring adequate water and stay hydrated!), as breaks throughout the day are important.

Famille d'accueil Chambre simple
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. Aliments, collations et boissons sont disponibles contre supplément.
Billets d'avion
L'aéroport le plus proche est Calgary International Airport (YYC) à Calgary. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Canada.
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 Canada te protège en cas de situation imprévue.
Vaccins
Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Canada, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Canada.

Dates et Prix

PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT

Informations sur l'arrivée

There are no specific start/arrival dates for this project, however, we recommend that you arrive on a Monday.

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.
Durée
8 - 12 sem

Frais de Programme

Frais: Prix en USD
8 sem (durée min.)
$ 1 595
10 sem
$ 1 895
12 sem (durée max.)
$ 2 095
Coût moyen
$ 187 /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%)
L'acompte sert à réserver ta place avec l'organisation. Les paiements sont effectués par Paypal, notre partenaire de confiance pour les solutions de paiements internationales. Si tu n'as pas Paypal, tu peux également utiliser ta carte de crédit.
Montant Restant (85%)
Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec Fronteering Travel durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.

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Si l'organisation annule ton séjour, nous te remboursons les frais
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Nous te soutenons quelles que soient les circonstances
Notre service est gratuit
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Horse Rescue & Caretaker

Grab this amazing opportunity to volunteer with horses at a rescue center near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta.

$187/week

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