Las Vegas Family Equestrian Center

Volunteer Requirements

  •  Must be at least 14 years old
  • Must be in reasonably good health with the ability to be physically active for an extended period (at least four hours, standard shift)
  •  Must have a good attitude and agree to follow the Horses4Heroes Code of Conduct
  • Must sign a Conflict of Interest and Social Media Policy
  • Adult volunteers must complete a background check ($19); requirement may be waived if you have completed a background check within the past three years for work, employment, volunteering or community service.
  • We prefer volunteers to commit to volunteering several shifts within a session.  One-and-dones are best for groups, not individuals.
  • Must complete an onboarding session or attend an orientation

Volunteer Opportunities

We provide opportunities for volunteers to get acquainted with all areas of our center, from working events to working with horses and everything in between.  We are open Tuesday-Saturday, most days 9 am to 5 pm.  We allow volunteers to pick and choose the day of the week, shift (AM or PM) and specific jobs.  New volunteers who are new to horses and our center will start out working events and assisting with center operations.  We will offer training for specific jobs.  Volunteers who serve TWO, four-hour shifts per month will be invited to our monthly Volunteer Appreciation event  


Group Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome groups from other service organizations, corporations and non-profits, as well as Honor Society, Key Club, JROTC, Explorers, and Girl Scouts and Scouts.  Volunteers younger than 14 must be supervised by parents, teachers or troop leaders or coaches.  

Internships/Ride & Ranch Staff Assistants

We have a limited number of openings for adults, 18 and older, to work with our Ride and Ranch Staff, assisting with lessons and lesson plans, developing and implementing camp schedules, organizing and staffing events, and working with our EAL Team, to learn the role horsemanship plays in aiding those who need a hand up, not a hand out.  Opportunities exist to become certified through the O.K. Corral Series as well as earning college credit, while working with and caring for our horses.  In exchange for your service to our organization, center and clients, you can earn riding time, take lessons, or send your kids to our camps.   Email for more information.  


Wranglers assist our Ride Staff, some horse experience required, must be at least 16
Ranch Hands help with daily chores, mucking stalls, setting up events.  
Desk Jockeys work in the house, staff events, help with camps, parties, EAL workshops, and field trips.  

Camp Counselors:  Teens and young adults, 14 and older, are invited to apply to work as Volunteer Camp Counselors.  We have camps throughout the year, and we are always looking for fun-loving, energetic, outgoing teens and college students.

Graphic Design, Fund-Raising:  We are always looking for help promoting our non-profit, our programs and activities!  


Working with and spending time with horses, outdoors, may:

Volunteer Opportunities

Las-Vegas Based national non-profit Horses4Heroes is seeking volunteers (adults, college and highschool students) to help at our flagship facility, the Horses4Heroes Family Equestrian Center, now open at 4975 North Miller Lane.

We are also looking for youth groups, clubs, sports teams, Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts and businesses to schedule a day of community service (Weekends in the Barnyard).

Activities include leading horses, supervising the barnyard, assisting with the check-in, and helping with ranch chores.

Or email for more information

Camp Counselors

Horses4Heroes is looking for fun-loving, responsible teens and young adults to volunteer for camp counselor positions throughout the year. We look for counselors that are good with kids and have skills in a variety of sports, horses, arts & crafts, theater arts, CPR, Life Guard, and other camp games and activities. This is a great way to get a jump start on community service hours for school, church or clubs and the experience looks GREAT on your resume for college or work. The role of a counselor is to facilitate the camp experience for our campers, ages 5 to 13.

Counselors: 16 and older
Counselors in Training: 14 to 15
Junior Counselors in Training: 13*

* * Limited number of openings, must have attended camp before. Small weekly fee. Register here:

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