Ranch Heroes make it happen!  The Ranch is volunteer driven.  It takes over 3500 volunteer hours each year to care for the needs of the animals and 50 acre facility.  The team-based volunteer culture is a fun, safe place to experience community with each other and giving back to others.

Want more information on volunteering?   Contact Josie Conner,  Volunteer Coordinator.  All volunteers must complete a volunteer application and liability release .form. *Everyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

***Info for groups:  The Ranch invites groups of volunteers to plan a workday based off of the needs of the facility.  Please note that we ask volunteer groups to provide all supplies as we do not have an operating budget to fund volunteer projects.

 

Have a special talent or gift that you would like to offer the Ranch?  Contact us today.

Program Volunteers

Assist with Therapeutic Riding, Educational Programs, parties, etc.   No horse experience is necessary. Hours are seasonal.  Must be 14 years and older.

Equine Care Givers

Responsible for feeding, cleaning pastures/stalls and moving animals.  The Equine Care Givers must have a good working knowledge and skills with horses.  There is a shadow /training program and a written test/practical that must be completed before working independently.  These volunteers must be 16 and older, have at least four plus years of horse experience, be willing to work week or weekends, and able to lift fifty pounds. This requires a regularly scheduled commitment of three to five hours per week.

Ranch Hands

Help with building and ground maintenance.    Small construction projects, landscaping, repairing fence, servicing the vehicles, etc are important jobs that keep the Ranch safe for horses and children.  Hours are flexible, seasonally/as needed by the ranch. Must have construction background knowledge, access to power tools.

Special Event Volunteers

Help with fundraising and large events hosted by the Ranch.  These are seasonal and require lots of hands to make it successful.  Examples would be:  table/chair set up, cleaning, registration, working the merchandise table, giving tours, food manager, etc.  It is great to have a list of willing hands to call on during these events.