This project is for horse and special children lovers. Volunteers will help instructors during exercises of children on horses, follow the horse, communicate with child. Before exercises special instructions and trainings will be given. This is a real team work i special child, instructor, volunteer and horse.Also some help will be needed in collecting grass, sticks for food for horses. Walking with horses, dogs from shelter. Showing guests the territory, carrying out different workshops and games for children with disabilities.
Volunteers will live in separate wooden house with kitchen, toilet and bathroom. Sleeping bag is needed. Volunteers will cook by themselves, some farm products will be provided, other products will be provided as well.
Village Chernovo is situated near St.Petersburg and Gatchina i one of the places with tsar palace and beautiful park. There is a lake for fishing, forest for horse riding. Meetings with students from local language school will be organized, common excursions will be held. On days-off they can easily reach St.Petersburg.
Rancho Golden Horseshoe is a place not far away from St.Petersburg for family activities. But one of the most important activities carried by organization is hippotherapy for children with different kinds of disabilities. During the year 50 of such children receive this therapy for free. Also on the territory of Rancho there is a shelter for homeless animals and small zoo.
Not to be afraid and love children and animals. Some skills of horse-rising and taking care after animals, some pedagogical background will be good, but not obligatory. Be creative for organizing workshops and games for children. Be ready for manual work. Russian language is desirable, but not obligatory. Alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Motivation letter.Extra fee: 30 euro for covering administrative costs and local partner expenditures for the camp.