Rolleston rehoming centre


Animal care - Animal care - horse

Horse Carer

Are you a horse lover looking for a chance to gain practical experience and skills? Would you love to spend time with horses but are not currently in a position to own a horse yourself? Blue Cross is looking for enthusiastic and caring people to help us look after our horses and ponies until they find loving new homes.

  • What you will be doing:
  • Helping with routine cleaning in the stables
  • Feeding, watering and grooming the horses
  • Socialising the horses and getting them used to being handled
  • General yard duties including cleaning tack, equipment and yard areas
  • Monitoring health, welfare and behaviour of the horses

 What we are looking for:

  • Regular commitment and reliability
  • Experience caring for horses and an interest in their welfare
  • Ability to work in a team or alone
  • An understanding of the care horses require and willingness to carry out routine tasks such as cleaning

 Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping horses to have happy, healthy lives
  • Spend quality time with our horses then watch them go to new homes
  • A chance to spend time with horses without the commitment of owning a horse
  • Stay active and healthy
  • Develop skills and enhance your CV for a career in animal welfare
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Gain practical skills and experience

 Time commitment:

  • Currently available 8am to 12pm or 1pm to 4:30pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 
  • As part of your volunteering, you will be able to complete units of our Blue Cross Rehoming Training Programme.

This opportunity is available at:

Hilda Archer Sanctuary, Dovecliff Road, Rolleston-on-Dove, Staffordshire DE13 9AU

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 14 and older
  • Health and Safety Induction Must be Completed
  • Horse induction completed Must be at least Yes
  • Induction training Must be at least Completed

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 380 total shifts) for this activity are as follows


Date Start Time End Time
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM
Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Friday, June 28, 2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM
Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM