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Lesson Volunteer Eligibility

 

Volunteers must be:

– at least 14 years old

– physically able to walk and occasionally jog for short distances.

Most volunteers serve as either horse handlers or sidewalkers. There are many other areas in which you can assist that do not involve working in the arena. Some include grooming, tacking horses or helping at special events and fundraisers.

 Steps to Volunteering at QOH

Online training must be completed before hands on training 

Upon completion of both online and hands on training you will shadow an experienced volunteer, assist with lessons and receive continued guidance towards client-specific needs.

Current Volunteer Needs:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Changes to this schedule do occur and will be communicated to you by phone and/or email.

How to complete the online packet:

– your name and email address is used for secure authentication and will not be stored or used for any other purpose. 

– A copy of your volunteer packet will be emailed to the email provided upon authentication for your records.

If you are having any issues with the online packet, you can click below to download and print the volunteer packet and provide upon arrival.

Upon successful completion of your training, you become an official Queen of Hearts Volunteer!

Office Volunteers

There are many administrative needs at Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. Office volunteers are the unsung heroes that keep the heart beating in our programming.  Many volunteers can help out on specific items and some can help out with many items. Some of the assistance needed include …

Project Research – We have many projects in progress and many future projects in progress. Assistance is needed in obtaining quotes and grants for these projects. Some of the projects include:

  •  Administrative office building, furniture, & supplies
  •  Landscaping projects
  •  Barn maintenance and repairs
  •  Equine veterinary services

General Office Administration – Daily office duties include:

  •  Filing and record-keeping
  •  Social media updates
  •  Event programming assistance
  •  Inventory management
  •  Volunteer management

Event Planning
We offer demonstrations and training events to many special needs and ability organizations in Southern California. Event planners could help keep all of the plates spinning. These demos and events can be anywhere from expo booths in Los Angeles or San Diego, to expo booths in our own town. We offer demonstrations and training which will need catering and sponsorship coordination.

Office Volunteers Inquiry

6 + 14 =

Maintenance Projects

One of our goals at Queen of Hearts Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. is for our participants to enjoy services in a clean, safe, stress-free environment. This inviting environment is only available because of the behind-the-scene efforts of our volunteers.

Many of our maintenance projects range from daily, seasonal, and, specific projects.


We also have these specific projects that will enhance our grounds which include

– building a classroom
– building a hand-washing station
– barn mister installation

Please call today at (951) 734-6300 to schedule an appointment and let us know how you want to help our maintenance team keep our programs alive! Or use our CONTACT US page to reach us!

Examples of the daily projects include

– barn cleaning
– sweeping
– de-cobwebbing
– cleaning tack
– grooming the arena
– gardening

Examples of seasonal projects include

– tree-trimming
– weeding
– sanding and painting
– barn repairs
– prop repairs
– shed repairs

Maintenance Project Inquiry

15 + 15 =

Thank You To All Supporters!

Fundraising

It costs more than $300 an hour to fully fund a therapeutic horseback riding lesson. Therefore, to keep our costs as low as possible for our clients, we rely strongly on our fundraising efforts. These efforts include: fundraising events, community promotions and presentations, open house events, marketing, public relations, and writing grant requests.

Some volunteers who have enjoyed enjoy helping out with our fundraising efforts include

– college students for hands-on experience
– high school students and clubs
– freelance event planners
– computer programmers
– freelance reporters and authors.

Some past fundraising and marketing volunteers include students from

  • University of La Verne
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • California Baptist University
  • Cal State University Polytechnic, Pomona
  • Cal State University San Bernardino
  • Norco College
  • Riverside City College
  • Moreno Valley College
  • Western State University
  • La Sierra University- University of California Riverside- Eleanor Roosevelt High School- Jurupa Valley High School- Rubidoux High School

Some of our past fundraising efforts included

– Derby Day
– Battle of the Bands
– Open Houses
– Outdoor Movie Nights
– Bar-b-ques
– Flip-the-Switch Celebration
– Ride for a Reason Trail Ride
– and merchandise sales
(t-shirts horseshoes, calendars, coffee mugs).
– Online fundraisers

Fundraising Project Inquiry

10 + 1 =

We find it best to understand how equine-assisted therapies and activities help our clients. Therefore we ask all of our volunteers to attend a two-hour orientation. Please call today at (951) 734-6300 to schedule an appointment and let us know how you want to join this extraordinary fundraising team! Or use our CONTACT US form!