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Miles of Smiles Foundation

County: Lee
Categories Environment
Animals
Social Services
Details: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Equine Assisted Learning programs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Job Description: We are a 501c3 nonprofit corporation specializing in equine assisted psychotherapy (EAP)and equine assisted learning (EAL) for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We have a 20 acre ranch in North Fort Myers and are in need of volunteers to help with property maintenance (pepper tree eradication, tree trimming, minor repairs, etc...) and persons to care for horses. (feeding, grooming, mucking stalls)
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Mr. Keith Doxie
19810 Gottarde Rd
North Fort Myers, FL 33917
Phone: (239) 851-0621
Email: miles_ranch@aol.com
Website: http://www.milesranch.org
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: We have two therapy horses that we use in the equine assisted psychotherapy program ( Marshall, a paint horse, & Zip, a quarter horse). If you like horses, old Florida, and the outdoors, then this is for you!
Additional Information: Volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Hat, long pants, work gloves, and sunscreen.

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