VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The ways YOU can make an impact…

Those 14 years and older may participate in program activities at Mane Stream.
No experience with either horses or individuals with disabilities needed; 
we provide our own orientation and training sessions.

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Volunteers are needed on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday. Volunteers become part of the Mane Stream team. You will
participate in grooming, tacking the horses prior to lessons, and either leading the horse or sidewalking for our adaptive riding lessons, therapy (OT, PT, Speech-Language) sessions or other equine assisted activities programs. Additional opportunities include helping out with everything from office tasks, barn chores and maintenance. 

COMMITMENTS/REQUIREMENTS
Your Time Commitment: 3-6 hours weekly during a typical 6-16 week session 

WHAT'S REQUIRED? 
You must attend a 2.5 hour Mane Stream orientation and a hands-on training session
which will cover horse behavior, safety, grooming, tacking, sidewalking and leading skills.

Get started now…
1.    Complete our online Volunteer Registration 
2.    RSVP for a Volunteer Orientation & Training volunteer@manestreamnj.org  
              **Due to limited space and seating, you MUST RSVP in order to attend**

Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:30-9:00pm (waiting list only)
October TBD

3.    Read through the Volunteer Manual, print out and complete the quiz located on the last page, and then bring the quiz with you to the Volunteer Orientation.

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BECOME A CAMP BUDDY
Mane Stream's Camp is an inclusive summer day camp for children with disabilities, their siblings and their typically developing peers. We need your help to provide the best experience for our campers. Assist
with all aspects of our camp program, including horsemanship skills, riding lessons, horse related games and crafts.

Sign up for a camp training! volunteer@manestreamnj.org

 

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ONE-DAY WORKGROUPS  
We welcome Corporate groups, scout troops and high school student groups who want to offer their time to assist with one-day or short-term projects, such as trail clearing, fence painting, landscaping, cleaning, and tack sales. Spend  either full or half a day volunteering on the farm! 

Schedule your workday today! volunteer@manestreamnj.org

 

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SHOES FOR SHOES
Mane Stream has partnered with Community Recycling to keep shoes out of landfills, provide affordable footwear to people in developing nations and raise much needed funds for our farrier costs for the Mane Stream herd. We pack the shoes in postage paid boxes provided by Community Recycling and they send us a check for $0.50

Get Started Now!
Printable Signs

 

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OFFICE SUPPORT & COMMUNITY OUTREACH

We are always in need of volunteers who have a variety of professional and office administration, graphic and photography skills to help with fundraising events, mailings, and community outreach. Consider helping occasionally throughout the year. Hours are flexible and/or seasonal. 

Get Started Today! volunteer@manestreamnj.org


For more information contact: 
The Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer@manestreamnj.org