Volunteering with Circle of Hope
Volunteers are crucial to the success of the Circle of Hope program and its participants! Without volunteers Circle of Hope would not be able to offer this invaluable service! We would love (and greatly appreciate) your time as a Circle of Hope volunteer. There are several types of volunteer opportunities, so we’ll be sure to find one that find one (or two!) that matches your interest. Volunteering is great way to meet new people, and get involved with the community, It also provides you with a tremendous feeling of pride and satisfaction when you help others!
Working with participants and horses
Working with a horse and participant can be one of the most rewarding experiences when volunteering at Circle of Hope. In therapy riding sessions you have the opportunity to work with directly with our participants, and contribute to their individual success.
A typical day for a volunteer may including a variety of different things such as:
Each therapy session requires 3 volunteers, 1 volunteer will lead the horse and 2 side aides to assist and attend to the safety of the participant
Tuesday – Sunday
10:00AM thru 6:00PM
Pleasant View Farm
Volunteers usually sign up to work at least 2 consecutive time slots on a weekly basis
Arrive: 30 minutes before the scheduled session time Session: runs for 30 minutes,
Clean up: usually lasts 15-30 minutes (putting equipment away, sweep, etc)
As you can see, volunteers are very important to the success of our participants!
Student Service Learning hours
Working with Circle of Hope is a great way to earn school volunteer credit hours or explore a career path. The program is a fantastic way to meet new people, make friends and get involved with the community!
Volunteers perform many tasks that are vital to successful program operation. A typical day may include:
Some of our high school and college-aged volunteers have pursued the following career paths:
Helping create public awareness and raise funds
Creating awareness and raising funds are important to the development and growth of the Circle of Hope program. If you have that special knack for writing, speaking, and raising money then we need you!
Circle of Hope is seeking assistance with: