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Morning Chore Assistant – Equine Center

The Equine Center Morning Chore Assistant helps with the daily duties of horse care routine in the morning, closely following behind staff to provide individualized care of about 19 horses. Read more about the position below or view PDF HERE>>.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What do I need to be a volunteer at NCAL?:

• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination • A minimum 3 month commitment • Must be at least 16 years of age • Must have an email address • Volunteers must fill out an application below • Must complete orientation and applicable training • Must pay $10 volunteer fee

What skills do I need to be a Morning Chore Assistant?

• Ability to stand for long periods of time • Have experience working with horses previously •  Ability to commit to a schedule • Comfortable lifting over 20lbs. • Must have reliable transportation •  Ability to follow directions • Friendly and warm personality • Must be 16 years and older to volunteer without parent/ guardian

What are the volunteer hours for this position?

This position is available Mondays through Saturdays, between 8:30-11am. The shift hours change seasonally and will be updated in May.

Position Responsibilities

Emptying water buckets • Cleaning Stalls when trained or qualified • Sweeping/Blowing Aisles • Stacking Hay • Bedding stalls • Clearing Aisles • Assisting with turnout when trained or qualified • Assisting with other general barn tasks as assigned

I'm under 16, but want to help out. Can I still volunteer?

If you are under 16, the Junior Volunteer position at the Pet Adoption Center is the right fit for you. 

I'm unable to commit to a fixed schedule, but want to help out. Can I still volunteer?

If you are unable to commit to a schedule, we have a drop-in Shelter Ambassador position at the Pet Adoption Center that might be the right fit for you. 


Any questions or thoughts?
Email: lusana@ncal.com