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Current Sub Needs

Spring Semester begins Saturday, February 21st!

Also needed:
Volunteer Receptionist Mondays 4-6, Wednesdays 1-2:30,
Fridays 3:30-5:30, or Saturdays 12-2
Volunteer Scheduling Assistant:  Schedule flexible.

Contact Megan at mellis@highhopestr.org or (860)434-1974 to sign up today!

weeks 2 and 3 sub needs

Volunteer Workshops

Advanced Techniques

Classes in advanced sidewalking and leader techniques are offered to current volunteers at various times of the year.  The classes, offered at no charge, are an great opportunity to hone skills.

 

Free Volunteer Leadership Seminar

Join us on Sunday, February 22nd from 12-3 p.m. for a free seminar:

Leveraging Style Differences: Understanding yours and the impact on others’  In this session we’ll explore style differences related to learning and working that impact our success in leading teams as well as, in directing our own performance.  Understanding your style can help to bridge gaps before they turn into conflict.  We’ll also focus on influencing styles to use in all aspects of our lives, personal and professional.

Presenter:  Linda W. Ferraro is an Organizational Development professional who successfully works with Fortune 500 Corporations developing and implementing strategies to increase organizational performance through leadership coaching, development and team alignment.

Email Megan at mellis@highhopestr.org to sign up.

Sidewalker Workshop

 

Discussion and practice of advanced level sidewalking techniques.  Topics to include physical supports, communicating with your riders, FAQs.  Bring your questions!

2015 Dates:

March 17th 3:30-6:30 pm-Combined Sidewalker/Horse Handler Training

March 21st 2:30-5:00 pm

April 16th 3:30-6:30 pm-Combined Sidewalker/Horse Handler Training

April 25th 2:30-5:00 pm

May 9th 2:30-5:00 pm

May 26th 3:30-6:30 pm-Combined Sidewalker/Horse Handler Training

Photo credit:  A. Vincent Scarano

Horse Handler Training

For those with horse experience interested in becoming horse leaders, additional training opportunities will be available to learn and practice our leading techniques.

2015 Dates:

February 24th 4:00-6:00 (for new horse leaders)

March 26th 4:00-6:00-Advanced Horse Handler/Long Liner Training (for current horse leaders)

June 18th 3:00-5:30 (for new horse leaders)

July 10th 2:00-4:30 (for new horse leaders)

To sign up please contact Carrina at(860) 434-1974, ext. 121 or cecheandia@highhopestr.org.

Continuing Education

Professional Enrichment

 

The Winter Lecture Series consists of classes offered in conjunction with our winter Instructor Training Course.  Lectures and role play with our professional staff offers insight through the lens of PATH Intl. certified instructors, PT, OT and Expressive Arts therapists, as well as vaulting and carriage driving instructors.

Audit fees may apply.  Please contact Patti Coyle at (860) 434-1974, ext. 124 or pcoyle@highhopestr.org if you are interested in attending one or more classes.

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