All volunteer programs are on hold until further notice.
There are many opportunities for adult and youth volunteers at the Grace Foundation including, but not limited to helping with:
- Daily care of the horses and other animals
- Facility maintenance and construction
- Office and computer work, filing, data entry etc…
- Equine programs
- Side walkers and other youth assistants
- Education assistant
- Parties, fund raiers and so much more
All new volunteers must attend a New Volunteer Orientation prior to volunteering at Grace.
The Orientation covers a ranch tour and The Grace Foundation's Natural
Horsemanship philosophy. Orientation also demonstrates hands on grooming as well as
the proper way to lead horses.
New Volunteer Orientation are held the First Saturday of every month from 9 am to
12 pm unless there is a holiday or conflicting event.
There will be no Orientation in October. Check later for the status of the November Orientation.
Registration for orientation begins at 9 am, please be at the ranch no later than 9:15 am
Click here to check The Grace Foundation calendar for the next scheduled New Volunteer
The Grace Foundation requests a $10 donation from each Orientation
participant that is due when you check in at the registration desk. This
donation helps to pay for name tags and other volunteer items.
Each person, both adults and children, interested in volunteering at The Grace Foundation
must complete a Volunteer Application and attend a New Volunteer Orientation.
If you have your own email address:
You can fill out the online volunteer application using the link below.
Click here for the online Volunteer Application
Once you have filled out the online application please RSVP for an orientation on our
Events page. This is not mandatory but it helps us get an idea of how many people to
expect for each orientation.
Click here to RSVP for an orientation
Please remember to print the release forms below. (a link to them can also be found
under the directions on the online volunteer application)
Click here to download Release Forms
Click here to download Saftey Rules for Handling Horses
If you don't have your own email address:
You must download the complete application using the link below. There should be
4 pages of the application and you need to bring them with you to orientation.
Click here to download a Paper Volunteer Application
Your completed application creates a private account with The Grace Foundation and
your information will not be released to anyone.
For questions about orientation please call (916)941-0800 or email email@example.com
Regular volunteer hours are Monday through Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm. (excluding major holidays)
Please be at the ranch by 9am on days that you plan to volunteer.
Adults and youth 15 years of age and older that have completed the volunteer clinic may volunteer any time during these hours
Special hours are available for office assistance and construction projects (check with office for hours)
For information about Youth volunteering for kids under the age of 15, please click here .