Carousel Park & Equestrian Center

Published

03/29/2018

Start Date

04/10/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

3700 Limestone Road
Wilmington
Delaware
19808
United States

Description

These are excellent volunteer opportunities for students in animal science, equine science, or the equestrian club to gain valuable experience related to their course of study and interests at New Castle County’s Department of Community Services (DCS), Carousel Park & Equestrian Center.


Assist with offering private and group lessons and the Freedom Reins Therapeutic Riding Program. General barn work from walking horses, mucking stalls, filling water buckets, sweeping, assisting with our therapeutic program as side walkers. Help at horse shows or with pony rides and parties and caring for the animals. Other equine and non-equine tasks may be required.


Training is provided but some experience with horses and/or working with people with cognitive or physical disabilities is helpful.


Time Commitment: From 8 to 25 hours weekly.

Location: Carousel Park, 3700 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808


Live Healthy, New Castle County

New Castle County government is the largest local government in Delaware and manages all areas of land use, including sewer services, planning, assessment, licenses, permits and inspections; and provides residents a wide range of public services including police, emergency services, finance, libraries, environmental services, parks, recreation and senior centers.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

asaunders@nccde.org

Interested students, please contact Audrey Saunders at asaunders@nccde.org or call the office at 302-995-7670 for more information.


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