Paws Ranch Equine Rescue, Inc.
158 Paws Ranch Rd
Bostic NC 28018
Last Updated 2015-03-19
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
PRERI\'s mission is to provide a protection for unwanted, abused, abandoned, neglected,disabled and aged horses who are without alternatives for their care, while providing compassion and responsibility,shelter and wellbeing for horses through education, outreach, and intervention.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Horse Welfare
Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Volunteers Needed All AgesMinimum Age: 12Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could
Help horses in need. Help make a difference.
Enjoy the companionship of others.
Meet others who share similar interests.
Expand your knowledge of horses and horse care.
Enhance your skills and build your resume.
Share your love animals.
Earn community service hours needed for graduation and other school or community programs.
Volunteer because you have free time.
Be a leader working to prevent neglect and abuse of horses within your community.
Have knowledge and talents to share with others
Teach your children the value of giving and prevention of animal cruelty.
Landscape VolunteerMinimum Age: 20Need landscape volunteers to keep the grounds groomed. Light tree prunning and weed management. Keep the grounds mowed and free from debris.
Fundraising VolunteerMinimum Age: 20Meets: time per month on average; additional meetings as events approach
Meeting schedule: TBD generally on a Mon or Wed evening @ approximately 6PM
Commitment: 1 yr minimum, no maximum
Meets: Meeting locations subject to change currently meets at various restaurants
Expectations and skills:
Members of the PRERI fund raising committee are directly responsible for ideating, planning, organizing and executing fund raising events for the express purpose of raising funds to support the mission of PRERI, managing memberships, conducting membership drives and annual appeals and, in some cases, soliciting corporate sponsorships.
Members are also expected to be able and willing to attend multiple events and support the organization through their time, effort, networking connections and skills. Members will be called upon to solicit donations of money, goods or services to support PRERI donation drives, events, etc.
It is the expectation of the PRERI Board of Directors that the fundraising committee should execute two major events (Spring and Fall) for PRERI each fiscal year (July to July), one major raffle, and participate in several other smaller events, e.g., school carnivals, festivals , etc. throughout the course of the year.
Committee members should have a strong work ethic, enjoy working in and around the public and having a fun time, as well as being dependable, self motivated and reliable.
The fund raising committee has no functional direct contact with our horses, although it should be noted that events may be conducted with or around horses. Members of the fund raising committee do not need any horseback riding or horse handling experience.
It is not necessary to have any previous committee service experience, just a willingness to learn.
Grant WriterMinimum Age: 25JOB DESCRIPTION:
PRERI volunteer Grant Writer will support leadership in creating, reviewing and delivering grants to prospective funders.
Work with team to maintain grant calendar.
Ensure all materials are on hand for grant submissions.
Write and revise grant proposal responses.
Apply strong communication skills to ensure documents are clear, concise, compliant and compelling.
HayAlfalfa Hay, Timothy Hay, Fescue Hay or orchard mix
Maintenance EquipmentGator or like utility verhicle
In Kind DonationsTack
feed buckets, water buckets,horse blankets all sizes
cat food (for the barn cats!)
Cowboy Magic detangler
Swat fly ointment
Endure fly spray
Pyranha Wipe 'N Spray
hoof trimming knife
Neo-poly-bac eye ointment
Terramycin eye ointment
Desitin barrier cream
M-T-G Skincare Solution
Probios oral gel
Ichthammol drawing salve
West Nile vaccine
Quest Plus de-wormer
small address labels
glossy, tri-fold brochure paper (laser)
Pre-paid flat rate boxes/envelopes
photo paper (laser)
rolling desk chairs
conference table (6â€™ â€“ 8â€™) and chairs
Equine magazine subscriptions (for vocational program)
Educational horsecare books