Volunteers

What difference can a few hours make?...Find out by volunteering!

Beyond Balance is a volunteer-based not for profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives and experiences of individuals with disabilities through equine activities. Our goal is to bring therapeutic riding to as broad a base of the disabled community as possible. As a volunteer, you will enjoy becoming a part of the magical relationship between our special riders and horses. Every class is unique in some way, and you will experience firsthand the joy and challenges that our riders face. Registered program volunteers assist each rider by preparing horses for classes, enabling riders to become involved with tasks such as grooming and tacking, and by leading horses and side-walking in the ring. Normally between one and three assistants are needed to help each rider.

Volunteer Requirements

Beyond Balance, Inc. has the safety of its riders, volunteers and horses as the most important concern. Volunteers in our classes must be at least 14 years old and physically fit enough to walk for approximately one hour and jog occasionally. We expect our volunteers to attend regularly at a scheduled time.

If interested in Volunteering, Please download the volunteer registration packet.

Volunteer Registration(pdf)

If you are a current volunteer please click here for the annual compliance forms. Volunteer Annual Compliance(pdf)


New Volunteer Orientation

With safety as a priority we need to ensure that participants in our program get the necessary training to ensure a safe environment. New volunteer orientations last approximately two hours. At the orientation we will provide you with more information about the volunteer opportunities that are available. Please call Beyond Balance (609) 969-8899 to reserve and confirm your volunteer orientation date and time. The orientations are flexible and may be rescheduled due to weather or not enough participants.

These are a list of Volunteer orientation days and times. These dates and times are used as a tentative schedule and can be changed or modified according to availability.

Orientations are scheduled on Sundays in between 9 and 1.

Days And Times Volunteers Are Needed

Sundays 9-4

Beyond Balance operates out of a privately owned facility. The owners of the facility have generously let Beyond Balance board our horses and teach our classes at the farm. We are grateful for the opportunity to use this wonderful piece of property. As a reminder, please always call ahead if you are planning a visit out to Beyond Balance to ensure that a Beyond Balance Staff member can meet with you. The owners and other boarders cannot answer your questions. Thank you and we look forward to you joining our team.


Help In Other Ways

There may be other ways in which we can use your help and skills. Perhaps your experience in business, creative or artistic ability, carpentry skills or talents/experience in other areas can assist us with our growth and development. You may be able to offer us professional advice or assist in organizing special projects or events. We are always in need of people to coordinate/assist with fundraising events and help with administrative work.

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