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Outreach-Events-Fundraising Committee

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Spring Reins of Life (Horses Humans Healing)

State: NJ

Contact: info@springreinsoflife.org
Christianna Capra
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Spring Reins of Life (Horses, Humans & Healing) is actively seeking Volunteers to serve on a Outreach-Events-Fundraising Committee. The general role of these positions is to create increased awareness of our programming for trauma survivors in New Jersey.

There will be a volunteer administrative assistant assigned to this committee. Preferred, but not required - Volunteers local to the Central New Jersey region with presence and contacts in local community. Targeting Hunterdon, Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex counties to grow and maintain our local awareness and support. Currently we have 2 annual events. A comedy night (or event fundraiser) called "Swing into Spring" held on the Saturday closest to the Spring Equinox (March 21, 2020). The other is our Open House / Public Demo Day at the farm which is held on the first Sunday in June. We are open to additional ideas and events. Mainly we seek the expertise of event planners, fundraising professionals, people with networking and advocacy outreach skills.

We are interested in volunteers active in the Central New Jersey region's community and Veteran related issues. In our arena - Horses Save Lives!SRoL has served over 700 Veterans and more than 1300 at risk teens since our beginning in 2012. We offer Operation Horse groups on Wednesday mornings to Lyons VA Hospital PTSD units under an MOU, and are proud to be 1 of 15 programs nationally to be involved with the first pilot grant from the VA to Eagala (our certifying org) to fund equine therapy for "mental health" of veterans with PTSD.

Our work with teens since 2012 has included partnerships with NJJJC, NJTS, Hunterdon Youth Services, Bonnie Brae, MiddleEarth, Richard Hall Mental Health, and more. We are a volunteer run local nonprofit which provides mental & emotional healing, resiliency and personalized coping skills for trauma survivors with the assistance and guidance of horses. The majority of every dollar raised is allocated toward programming services.Please consider lending your skills and time to a very important piece of our dedicated mission.

These are two short video links of Veterans speaking about why horses?SRoL Op Horse 2015: https://youtu.be/oCaSvfgMhZENavy Seal Robert Foley: https://youtu.be/Se-JSZ5UESU

Skill Desired: Writing, Social Media/Digital Marketing, Project Management, Medical/Health, Marketing

Matching Interests: Indoors, Relevant Experience Required, Relevant Experience Appreciated, Geared for 50+ volunteers, Volunteering from Home, Women's Issues, Veterans & Military Families, Health & Wellness, Community, Children & Youth, Animals

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