Will you join us?

We depend on individuals, families, clubs, groups, and businesses as volunteers in order to continue providing classes at no charge to our participants.

YOU can make a lifelong difference in the life of someone with special needs by volunteering at The Right Path!

Check Out Our Volunteer Crews!

Class Crew

Class Crew

Time Commitment: 1+ hours per week for one semester

Requirements: pass a background check, an initial assessment, and attend training

Side-Walker

Engage the rider in the activities, keep them balanced, and cue them to steer the horse.

Leader

Lead the horse, provide steering aid, and follow the instructor’s lesson plan.

Driving Header

Stand as horse leader during mounting, dismounting, and class activities.

Driver Assistant

Assist the driver as they mount and dismount the cart, and engage in class activities.

Community Crew

Community Crew

Time Commitment: varies by project and need

Requirements: pass a background check and an initial assessment

Events

Run a station, take pictures, or help with set-up and tear-down on event days.

Newsletters

Help us package and label our quarterly printed newsletters.

Booster Club

Promote our events and fundraisers in your local community.

Planning Committee

Work with our staff to plan events and fundraisers.

Corral Crew

Corral Crew

Time Commitment: varies by project and need

Requirements: pass a background check and an initial assessment

Feeding & Mucking

Come to the barn in the morning to help feed the herd and muck the stalls.

Conditioning

Keep the herd in top shape with regular ground and riding exercises.

Health & Maintenance

Assist our herd manager with ferrier, dentist, or vet visits.

Horse Handler

Use your horsemanship skills in advanced classes, travel, and events.

Caretaker Crew

Caretaker Crew

Time Commitment: varies by project and need

Requirements: pass a a background check, an initial assessment, and attend training

Landscaping

Mowing, maintaining the Extreme Course, and weed control.

Construction

Building projects, welding, tractor work, roofing, and carpentry.

Maintenance

Painting, equipment upkeep, repairs, fencing, and rodent control.

Hay Hauling

Gathering and stacking bales twice a summer after a field cutting.

Other Opportunities
Do you have another skill you want to use to serve?

Barn and Office Help: cleaning (office, kitchen, bathrooms, stalls, etc.), organizing, computer work…you name it, and we will find a place for you!

Photographer/Videographer: take pictures and videos during classes or events. This isn’t a regularly scheduled position, so feel free to do it when you can!

Volunteer Resources

volunteer demonstrating hand hold with child on dummy horse

We host a volunteer training every spring and fall before the semesters start. We will also do additional training for other positions throughout the year as needed.

Call (918) 352-4110 or email volunteer@therightpathok.org today for more information or to apply. Also, join our volunteer community group on Facebook!

Current and past volunteers, whether you are a weekly volunteer or you have helped out just one day, we want your feedback. Fill out this survey to share your story!

Volunteer/Service Credit Hours

Student volunteers enrolled at Central Tech can get academic and volunteer credit in certain courses requiring hands-on experience or credit.

We can also sign off on community service hours completed on the property. Call the office to apply and set up a time.