Volunteers Needed

Horse Handler Volunteers

Be part of a fun, positive environment working with youth and horses helping youth unbridle their potential. We are looking for adult volunteer horse handlers, who have horse experience, to join our team leading the students on their horses as they learn to ride. 

Urban Stable empowers youth to engage in their education and community and achieve personal success through hands-on learning with horses.

Horse Handler Requirements:

  • Horse experience required
  • Available during the day on a weekday (Tues., Wed. or Thurs.) starting October 2022
  • Able to transport self to program (located 15 minutes North of the perimeter)
  • Able to attend Orientation on Sept. 20, 1:00pm – 2:00pm and Training Sept. 27 and 28, 2022 10:00am-12:30pm
  • Volunteer hours: 2.5 hour class per week, for 5-10 weeks Oct.-Dec. & 14 weeks Feb.-June

We are a Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) accredited centre and provide full training and support to all volunteers from advanced beginners to experienced. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply contact hayley@urbanstable.ca

Youth Assistant Volunteers

Support our students when unmounted in the barn & classroom as they learn to groom, tack, and develop leadership skills with their horses, and assist with classroom activities. 

Youth Assistant Requirements:

  • Experience working with youth/children required
  • Available during the day on a weekday (Tues., Wed. or Thurs.) starting October 2022
  • Able to transport self to program (located 15 minutes North of the perimeter)
  • Able to attend Orientation on Sept. 20, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Volunteer hours: 2-2.5 hour class per week, for 10 weeks Oct.-Dec. & possibly 14 weeks Feb.-June

We are a Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association (CanTRA) accredited centre and provide full training and support to all volunteers from advanced beginners to experienced. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply contact hayley@urbanstable.ca

Program Volunteer Photographer

We are looking for 2-3 Volunteer Photographers to join our team to use their creative skills to capture the “magic” and celebrate our student success stories during program and at fundraising events. 

Volunteer Photographer Requirements:

  • Experience taking, editing, sharing and uploading photos preferred
  • Available during the day on a weekday (Tues., Wed. or Thurs.) starting October 2022 and occasional weekend/evening for fundraising events
  • Able to transport self to program (located 15 minutes North of the perimeter)
  • Able to attend Orientation on Sept. 20, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Volunteer hours: 2-2.5 hours per class a week during program times (10 weeks Oct.-Dec. & 14 weeks Feb.-June, with possibility to “job-share” volunteer hours). Plus 2-4 hours during fundraising events as needed

We will provide full training and support to all volunteers from beginners to experienced. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply contact hayley@urbanstable.ca