Riding Volunteer

Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for young people with complex physical disabilities and health needs, which includes:

  • An ‘outstanding’ special school
  • ‘Home from home’ residential care for both children and young adults
  • A Life Skills Centre and Hub for adults with disabilities
  • Support at home and in the community
  • Hippotherapy

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Hippotherapy team.

Someone who has an interest in assisting Young People (YP) with disabilities, horses and likes being outdoors.

We are recruiting for new volunteers to assist with both morning, afternoon and after school sessions, days/times to be discussed at interview.

What you will gain from us:

  • Training, advice and support
  • The opportunity to be part of a rewarding team
  • A sense of satisfaction in knowing you are helping others and making a difference
  • Enjoyment of meeting a variety of new people
  • New skills and experiences
  • Opportunity for others to learn and benefit from your skills and experiences

Amongst other things what we would like from you:

  • Preparing the horses for each session; grooming, tacking up and warming up if required
  • Preparing the outdoor ride area
  • Fetching riders from the classroom

If you wish to apply for this role, please click here to download the role profile and click here to download an application form, alternatively if you would like a printed application form please call 01825 724444 ext 139.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR. Please review our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us. You can download this policy by clicking here. 

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