VOLUNTEER WITH US

We are delighted you wish to come onboard the L.H.P.R family. Just a few things before you apply. We ask that all volunteers are:
  • Over the age of 18
  • Are reliable and can offer at least six months’ commitment
  • Up to date with tetanus vaccines
  • Have equine experience/knowledge - min of two years
  • Be compassionate towards ALL animals
  • Be willing to work on their own and part of a team
  • Commit to a weekly rota and offer between 2-3 hours a week
  • DUE TO OPERATIONAL REASONS WE DO NOT ACCEPT STUDENTS FOR WORK EXPERIENCE 
Volunteering at L.H.P.R is unique. Its not like volunteering anywhere else.

You will be volunteering for a charity that has welfare at heart 100% of the time. We are here to make a difference and WE WILL make a difference.

We are a busy working environment with always so much to do

You will be dealing with cutting edge technology in terms of our animal treatment and movement systems.
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YARD VOLUNTEER (STABLE HAND)

Stable hands are the people on the yard daily either on a morning shift or an evening shift. They are responsible for the following: feeding, watering and haying the horses/ponies. They also undertake training and hands on duties with the animals. Stable hands must have at least 1 years horse experience and will become  keyholders after 12 weeks

Rebecca Brennan


Welfare Officer
WELFARE OFFICER

Our welfare officers are the people on the frontline. They respond to calls for help from members of the public. These people are unsung heros and often see horses in their darkest hours. Welfare officers work alongside the Department of Agriculture and The Gardai.

This position is not based at the yard. Full training and uniform will be supplied. Fuel expenses covered by L.H.P.R

Felicity Gath

Yard Assistant

JOIN TEAM L.H.P.R.

Will you be courteous in the event of not being able to work your shift?
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Date of birth
When are you available for an induction (45 minutes)
Please outline your horse experience
What position are you applying for?
Are you reliable and committed to giving 2-3 hours a week to L.H.P.R?
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EDUCATION OFFICER

We believe education is the way forward in solving our equine welfare crisis.

Eduction officers develope education programmes and will go into schools, youth clubs and colleges to do talks on welfare and reponsible horse ownership.

Applicants must be garda vetted, have a child protection course completed and must have good knowledge of the Animal Health and Welfare Act (AHWA13)

NON DISCRIMINATION POLICY
Leinster Horse and Pony Rescue (L.H.P.R) prohibits discrimination in employment, adoptions, volunteer opportunities, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, sexual orientation, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, associational preference, or any other criteria protected by law.