Volunteer at Tauranga RDA

Volunteer with Us

Tauranga RDA volunteers are a very important part of our team and we would not be able to operate without them. Volunteering with RDA is fun, rewarding and confidence building. No previous experience working with horses or people with disabilities is necessary, as full training is given.

Benefits of Volunteering at Tauranga RDA

We give you a genuine volunteer experience, your time with Tauranga RDA will be a rewarding experience. You will be involved in an organisation that is passionate about offering equine therapy to better the lives of people in need within our community.

  • Flexible volunteer hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Work as part of an enthusiastic and fun team
  • Provide a wonderful experience for people in need
  • Meet and make new friends
  • Learn new skills
  • Get fit
  • School holidays free
  • Training provided

Read our Youth Volunteer testimonials.

What we look for in a Volunteer

  • Reliable
  • Genuine care for people and animals
  • Works well in a team
  • Flexibility

Ways to Volunteer

You don't have to be 'horsey' to volunteer, there is a volunteer role for everyone.

  • Assisting with our equestrian therapy programmes
  • Assisting with our life skills and sport and recreation programmes
  • Farm work
  • Stable work
  • Administration
  • Fundraising Events
  • Gardening
  • International Volunteers

View our riding timetable.

Like to Volunteer with Tauranga Riding for the Disabled

If you would like to volunteer with us or find out more information please contact us on 07 544 1899 or email us. We will arrange an induction, training sessions and times that volunteer days to suit your schedule.

As we are part of the disability sector, all volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.