Providing Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies since 1987


(602) 569-6056

Volunteers at Horses Help come in all different shapes and sizes, large groups, individuals and families too! Whatever is in your heart we have a job for you. We welcome your willingness to help in our programs allowing our community of special needs riders to achieve their dreams while fulfilling your quest of being a part of something very special. No matter what your talent, we can make great use of it here at Horses Help!

Volunteer committees and jobs are designed to give each volunteer an opportunity to make use of their personal talents and fulfill their reason for volunteering. The time commitment is up to the individuals and dependent upon where they wish to help out. Here are a few options available to our volunteers:

  • Side Walker/Coach
  • Horse Leader
  • Committee Member
  • Barn Buddy
  • Horticulture Team
  • Cardinals Crew
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Luna Lunatics

Your first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend a Volunteer Orientation.

Please visit our Events Calendar to view upcoming Volunteer Orientation Dates and to RSVP online to save your seat!

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All volunteers attending a Volunteer Orientation are required to fill out a Volunteer Application

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For more information about volunteering or any of the topics above, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator,
Hailey Schatzberg at
*Please note that our minimum volunteer age is 16*

Ways to return your volunteer application:

  • Drop off in person at: Horses Help 2601 E. Rose Garden Ln. Phoenix, AZ 85050
  • Fax: (602) 765-7031
  • Scan and email
  • Mail: Horses Help Attn: Volunteer Coordinator, P.O. Box 71005, Phoenix, AZ 85050

All volunteers (18 and over) working one on one with our clients must fill out the Special Olympics Arizona Class A Volunteer Application. Horses Help Staff will contact you once you are an active Volunteer to complete all necessary Special Olympics Paperwork.

Horses Help can also help you complete a college internship or high school community service requirement. Students from the following local colleges and high schools have completed hours with us:

Horses Help Volunteer Levels

 Level Training Duties Color
 Level 1  Volunteer Orientation
  • Sidewalking
  • Barn Buddy (non-horse chores)
 Level 2 Level 2 Clinic
(Horse Skills)
  • Grooming
  • Leading
  • Tacking
  • Assisting with Horsemanship classes
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 Level 3 Level 3 Clinic
(Horse Leader Training)
  • Horse Leading for class
Level 4 Level 4 Clinic
(Line Lunge & Round Pen Training)
  • Line Lunge horses for exercise and/or class warm-up
  • Round Pen horses for exercise and/or class warm-up

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