Upcoming Volunteer Orientations & Trainings

    PLEASE SEE OUR 2024 WINTER TRAINING SCHEDULE BELOW:

    TRAINING

     

    DAY AND DATE SCHEDULED

     

     

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    PREREQUISITES 

                     

    VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS: Welcome to BINA Farm Center!

     

     Mon,

    Mar. 4th

     

     

     5-6 PM

     

     

    You must have completed your volunteer portal application and paperwork to register for a volunteer orientation--please email us at Volunteer@binafarm.org  to confirm your eligibility.

                     

    VOLUNTEER TRAINING 1 - Program 101 & Sidewalker Training

     

    Sun,
    Mar. 10th

     

     

    Winter Sidewalker Training dates held at 2-3 PM

     

     

    You must have attended and successfully completed our Volunteer Orientation to attend this training. Please email us at Volunteer@binafarm.org  with questions and to confirm eligibility.

                     

    VOLUNTEER TRAINING 2 - Groom Training

     

    Tues,
    Feb. 20th 


    Tues,
    Mar. 19th 

     

     

    All Winter Groom Training dates held at 5-6 PM

     

     

    You must have attended our Volunteer Orientation & Training 1 to attend this training. Please email us at Volunteer@binafarm.org to confirm eligibility and register.  

                     

    VOLUNTEER TRAINING 3- Leader Training

     

     

     

    Sun,
    Feb. 25th

    Sun,
    Mar. 24th

       



    2-3 PM

     

    2-3 PM

       

    You must have attended volunteer orientation, training 1 & training 2 to qualify. Please email volunteer@binafarm.org to confirm your eligibility.

                     

    BARN CHORE TRAINING 1: Around the Barns!

     

     

    TBD

     
     
     
       

     

       

    You must have successfully completed the volunteer orientation to attend barn chore training. 

    This training will cover the following topics at our Lexington location: Mucking stalls, Full process of checking, filling and clearing waters with hose and pump, Meal preparations by filling hay nets, Review of barn chore resources and task lists,How to interact with the horses while completing chores safely and effectively, and more!

    BARN CHORE TRAINING 2: Around the  Paddocks!

     

     

    TBD

       

     

     

       

    This training will cover the below topics at our Lexington location: Feeding grain and hay, Picking occupied paddocks, Turn-in and Turn-out procedures, Blanketing and extra gear

    among others!

    Dana Hall School Volunteering Orientation  

     Wed,
    Jan. 10th
     

    more Spring dates TBD

       

    5:45-6:45 PM

        This training will cover the skills you need to volunteer at our Dana Hall location in Wellesley. Horse experience is recommended, but not mandatory.
                     
    OT/PT Sidewalker, Groom & Leader Specialized Training   TBD           Please note you must have attended our Volunteer Orientation & other pre-requiste trainings to attend this training. Please email us at Volunteer@binafarm.org to confirm eligibility and register.