Volunteer Duties + Expectations
Faith Equestrian is looking for new Board Members with energy and a passion for their mission! Are you interested?
Faith Equestrian is a therapeutic riding center located just outside of Savannah, GA. FETC is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities through the power of the horse. Through their various programs, FETC teaches students and riders about the horse and empowers them to be more independent. One rider says his first words on horseback, another has significant increases in her core strength and another is given the confidence to stand up to being picked on at school.
Volunteer Board Members should be prepared to fulfill the following requirements:
- Attend no less than 75% of regular Board Meetings.
- Chair and/or serve on a standing committee or special project.
- Make a personal and if possible business contribution to the organization’s annual operating needs.
- Participate in or attend most of the program activities involving the operation.
- Arrange for and/or make an organization presentation to a civic club, church group, business associate, or group of friends.
- Make at least five person-to-person visits to individuals, foundations, businesses, or civic groups to request financial contribution for the organization.
- Invite and accompany a friend or associate to visit the facility.
- Recommend a potential candidate for Board membership to the Board Development Committee.
- Secure a volunteer, in-kind service or material goods for the organization.
- Review and consider your capacity and willingness to make a planned gift or bequest to the organization.
- Secure at least 4 new donors for the organization.
- Actively assist with the special events of the organization.
For more information email [email protected]
Hosted by Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center
Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center, a member center of PATH International, addresses the physical, emotional, and mental challenges people with all types of disabilities face.
Classes are designed to help the participant to gain life skills like learning to focus on and finish a task, follow directions and interact well in social environments, improve balance and physical movement. The use of horses in the Therapeutic riding and Educational ground activities program helps to break down barriers with its participants, it helps them to develop skills, bonds and friendships. By design, the program helps improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.