Always by your Side; Strategies for Success in Volunteer Management:

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An interactive two-day workshop designed to help you develop strategies and techniques for managing volunteer resources.

  • PATH Intl. approved CEUs-Day one = 7 CE; Day two=7 Riding CR

This two-day workshop will provide proven strategies and techniques for managing volunteers in a therapeutic riding center including recruitment strategies, PATH Intl. Standards compliance, creative retention ideas and data tracking for volunteer program evaluation.
This seminar will engage both volunteer program administrators and therapeutic riding instructors who want to enhance their volunteer management in and out of the arena.
An interactive two-day workshop designed to help you develop strategies and techniques for managing volunteer resources



  • Volunteer Managers/Coordinators
  • Non-Profit Program Administrators
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about volunteer management


  • Day 1 Administrative Volunteer Management: Recruit—Train—Schedule—Retain
    • Recruitment, training and retention
    • Fostering volunteer relationships
    • Managing volunteers for maximum effectiveness
    • Volunteer program evaluation and data tracking and more!

    Day 2 Instructional Volunteer Management:

    • Program-specific training Program volunteer placement (leaders, sidewalkers, etc.),
    • Solution/team-based approach to managing volunteers in therapeutic riding.


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  • PATH Intl. Therapeutic Riding Instructors
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Education Professionals


The objective of this workshop is to provide instructors with an understanding of the functions of behaviors, and how to utilize research-based theories and strategies to respond to difficult situations. An interactive morning lecture will be followed by a hands-on educational experience to practice skills.

  • Learn behavior management techniques that will most effectively help participants meet their goals in a positive, successful, and safe manner.
  • Delve into various behaviors experienced in the TR and EAAT settings stemming from a wide range of disabilities, such as ASD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and working with youth-at-risk who struggle with conduct disorders, anxiety, and/or aggression.


High Hopes has 45 years of demonstrated success in the field of EAAT & non-profit management:

  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, & board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines & development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies:
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited
    Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Instructor Training Course since 1996.
  • PATH Intl. Master, Advanced and Specialty Certified mentors.
  • Full service indoor and outdoor facility, extensive sensory trails and a dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library and kitchen facility.

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