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Animals
Animals, Families, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Human Services Undergraduate volunteer

The Undergraduate Human Services Intern will work with clients who come to the Ranch for Animal Assisted Activity under the supervision of Kathryn Gress, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Psychiatric Nurse, Animal Assisted Therapy Specialist.
The Intern will spend time observing and helping to facilitate the interaction between clients and animals and will have the opportunity to engage one-on-one. Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or other Human Services major with 30 college credits completed; at least 12 credits completed in psychology, sociology, or social work.
Love of animals and compassion for helping others; commitment to the mission of Ranch is required most. Patience; good listening and communication skills. Ability and willingness to perform physical work. Ability to follow instructions. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Dependable and punctual. Minimum commitment of 2 hours a week/semester or summer. This is an unpaid internship experience. Interested individuals should email resume and letter of interest to Kathryn Gress at gressranch@gmail.com.

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Volunteers needed through 4/30/2019

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