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A* Support families going through challenging times through the medium of horses and nature

A* Support families going through challenging times through the medium of horses and nature
Autism Angels
Description of the role:

We are looking for fun, active, caring people who want to support families going through challenging times. We have many roles including working with the horses, providing refreshments, connecting with children and families, helping maintain the centre & supporting fundraising events. No experience necessary as full training is given in our unique process.

Quotes from volunteers:
"I volunteer at Autism Angels, the differences I see in children, families and my fellow volunteers is incredible. It really is life changing for everyone who is involved. Autism Angels creates a safe, friendly and supportive environment for everyone - it is truly an amazing place. I am proud to be involved and look forward to supporting more families." RG, Ripon

"All the volunteers and families are so supportive it's like a big happy family" CB, Harrogate

"Volunteering with this charity over the last 3 years has given me so much back, I thoroughly recommend it, you'll get so much more back than just volunteering" KM, Leeds

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

We are looking for people who can work in a team, have availability either on weekdays, weekends or evenings, particularly on Saturdays and during school holidays.

Practical information:

We provide a full training programme which is 8 x 3hr sessions plus a full delivery day to consolidate your skills and put them into practice. We would like you to commit to approximately 1 day a month minimum.
We have intakes of volunteers twice a year - June 2018 & Feb 2019.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Families, Age 16+, Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Cherry Trees
Kirkby Lane
North Yorkshire
LS22 4BR
Last updated: 13.04.2018
Organisation Information

Autism Angels works with parents and professionals to improve the lives of all children and offers a range of programmes and events to support any individual or family’s needs.
Your whole family is welcome, siblings, grandparents and any professionals working with you. We are here to support all of you so you can live big full lives together. We are a highly trained team using Equine Facilitated Coaching Techniques.
There are a range of programmes and events to suit your needs, wants, budgets and time scales. We are happy to adapt these where possible to suit your family and professional needs. These include free taster events, private One to One Coaching to support young adults, parents and professionals, Family Coaching, Mentoring.