Headin' Home Volunteer Information Packet

Volunteer Service Guidelines

General Information

  • Cell phones should be used for emergencies only on Headin' Home property and at Headin' Home activities. It's important to be aware of what's going on around you.

  • No one should touch or interact with our horses unless directed by our staff.

  • Running, shouting, throwing of objects, and loud noises are prohibited unless specifically requested by staff as part of an activity.

  • No smoking, drugs, or alcohol is permitted on Headin' Home property or at Headin' Home events.

Fire Safety

  • In case of fire, stay calm.

  • Remove all persons in danger.

  • Call 911 as soon as possible. 

  • Contain and extinguish fire only if safe. A fire extinguisher is located in the office (RV).

Injury

  • Notify the supervisor on duty immediately.

  • Move anyone in immediate danger.

  • Call 911.

  • Treat all blood and body fluids as if they are infectious.

  • Wear gloves whenever there is a possibility of contamination.

  • A first aid kit is located in the office (RV)

Housekeeping

  • Keep driveways and walkways clear of tools, materials, etc.

  • Put tools and materials away when you are not using them.

  • Keep sharp objects away from horses and children.

  • Report any broken equipment.

  • Place all trash in proper receptacle.

Reporting

  • You are an extra set of eyes and ears. If you see something unsafe, something we missed, or something we can do better, please let us know. We welcome your questions and concerns.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Attendance at all Headin' Home activities and events

  • The opportunity to give back to your community in a meaningful and valued way that touches the lives of many horses and people - clients, family members, visitors, and staff.

  • The feeling that you are getting so much more than you are getting!

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