How to Volunteer: 1. For the safety of all ranch participants, adults age 18 and over must complete a background checkand have results prior to attending orientation. Allow plenty of time (more than 3 business days) for this process before signing up for orientation. 2. Sign up for orientation. If you are age 10 or 11, you must have a parent volunteer with you at all times. The responsible adult must have a background check, and attend orientation as well. 3. Complete the volunteer application, TRAK Registration and Waiver Form. 4. Sign up for orientation using SignUp Genius. 5. Attend orientation. Please make sure you bring a valid photo ID (student ID, driver's license, etc.) 6. Sign up for a shift!
**LINKS TO ALL PAPERWORK CAN BE FOUND ABOVE, IN STEP 3** Please make every effort to return it to TRAK before coming to the orientation.
The quality of our program as well as the safety of our TRAK family depend on the responsibility and reliability of our volunteers. Please be realistic about your commitment and availability. We kindly ask that volunteers commit to a weekly shift for a minimum of four months. We understand there are unforeseen circumstances that arise from time to time, but please be courteous and call if you know you cannot make your assigned shift.
Fees: The adult background check fee of $15 is payable to Credential Check Corporation on their website. The Volunteer Orientation fee of $20, payable to TRAK Ranch, covers a TRAK Handbook and volunteer T-shirt. The horse handler course fee of $25, payable to TRAK, covers a handbook, certificate, and TRAK Horse Handler shirt. Individuals desiring to both volunteer and handle horses may take both trainings for $40.
For groups wishing to volunteer, please fill out the form below so that we can contact you.
Thank you, in advance, for your time in completing this process and for your service to the Tucson community.
People are talking...
"We love this place. We need to get back there. My daughter absolutely loves going there. She is autistic and the staff there always makes it a great time when she is there. She loves playing with the pigs and the donkeys. Next goal is to do the horses. Thank you TRAK for having a place for us to enjoy the animals and have therapy at the same time. K.R., Tucson."
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