Be Part of Innovation for Autism

Image of bay foal sitting in front of flowers and a sign for Wilderwood Equine Therapy and Rescue indicating that volunteers are wanted.
Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Seeking volunteers who can commit to a regular schedule between March and November.
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
20
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Ability and interest to work with and on behalf of autistic children and adults in an innovative autistic-led program. Specific areas of opportunity include:
Equine assistants: Caring for the horses, tack, equipment.
Teaching Assistants: Side-walkers (with horses), equine leaders, classroom assistants
Office Assistants: Administrative tasks, including assisting with online scheduling program
Marketing: Assisting with marketing and promotion; organizing promotional activities
Technology/webpage: Assisting with developing and maintaining webpage
Special: Networking advocate for Wilderwood, promoting the program within the community

We also hold regular "Volunteer Days" events throughout the year to work on projects that can be completed in one day or less. These opportunities are great for groups.

Skills Needed: 
Marketing/Communications
Project Management
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Animals
Children and Youth
Disabled
Great for: 
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Autistic children and their parents in New Mexico;
Autistic adults and their families in New Mexico and across the United States.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

Office and teaching/learning environment
Access to related software programs
Equipment
Training
Horses! -- and poodles.

Additional Requirements: 

We require background checks for volunteers.

Last Updated: May 1 2022
Address of Project Site
7 Wildwood Lane
Peralta
New Mexico
87042
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 459-9813

Disclaimer

Groundworks provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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