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Volunteer at Therapeutic Horse Riding Centre

Organization: TROtt - Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 20

Location: Ottawa - South

Deadline: Mar 23, 2018


The Therapeutic Riding Association of Ottawa-Carleton (TROtt) has been providing therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with primarily physical, developmental and learning disabilities for over 40 years.

TROtt supports the Canadian standardization of therapeutic riding instruction and has CanTRA and Equestrian Canada certified instructors.
In February 2010, TROtt was awarded Bronze Accreditation Status by CanTRA.


Fiona Kearney



Volunteer Opportunity Address
6362-1 Bank St
Greely, ON, K4P 1J4


Good for people interested in: Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening); Disability Support; Sports

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
As a volunteer, we cannot stress enough how important you are as part of our Therapeutic Riding Team and how
each of you individually contributes to the success of our program. Because of your help in preparing horses,
leading and side walking, we are able to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities. It has been our
experience, that by giving their time and energy, the quality of life of a volunteer is also enhanced through the
opportunity to improve life skills and build relationships.

How will the organization benefit?
We will be able to deliver a quality program to as many riders as possible.

Organization category: Culture and recreation

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Youth under 16; Groups

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes