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This non-profit supports Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning provided at no cost to veterans, their families, and at-risk youth.


Heart of Horse Sense was founded to support quality, professional equine services for Veterans, their families and At-Risk Youth. Our vision is that every veteran and at-risk youth get access to the therapeutic opportunities horses offer. 

We offer demonstrations to small groups who want to learn what Horse Sense is all about. To schedule a free tour and experiential demo for you and up to 10 others, please contact us to schedule a time for your group.

Heart of Horse Sense is proud to be recognized
with the GuideStar Gold Star Seal of Transparency

Development
Associate Position

Job Available- DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE Position with Heart of Horse Sense 
Job Type- Part Time, Remote possible

About the Organization: Heart of Horse Sense was founded to support quality, professional  trauma-informed equine services for Veterans, their families and At-Risk Youth. Our vision is that every veteran and at-risk youth get access to the therapeutic opportunities horses offer. 

About the Position: HOHS is seeking a strong, self-directed candidate to work part time as a Development Associate. This position would work closely with HOHS’s Executive Director on fundraising events, campaign development and fulfillment, major gift solicitation, corporate and foundation outreach, civic and faith organizations, create content and calendar for communications, integrated with fundraising plan, and more. 

Candidate Requirements: 

  • 3 Years Nonprofit Fundraising Experience 

  • Demonstrated Success in Fundraising with a Nonprofit Organization 

  • Experience with Donor Platforms and Giving Platforms (Bloomerang and Network for Good a plus)

  • Adept at Soliciting Financial Support from Foundations and Corporations

  • Experience in Fundraising Events

  • Background in Fundraising (year-end) Campaign Development 

  • Knowledge of and Experience in Major Gift Solicitation

  • Ability to Use Social Media in Fundraising Efforts

The Development Associate will work from home (must have own computer, internet, and printer) for approximately 20 hours per week. There may be a possibility of traveling to assist with events a few times per year at the expense of HOHS. Stipend is $1,000 per month. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the HOHS office at shannon@heartofhorsesense.org or call 828-691-0989. Subject line should read “Development Associate”


Upcoming Events 

Our ability to provide equine therapy for veterans and at-risk youth at no cost to them depends on  funding. You can make a difference by attending one or both of our fund-raisers! 

 

RIDING HOME, NOVEMBER 7, 2018

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tickets HERE!

 

 

 

The Mane Event, JUNE 8, 2019

Hands-On Horse Activities, Scavenger Hunt, Farm Tours, Equine Therapy and Rhythmic Riding Demonstrations, Live Music and MORE!

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I want to make Equine Assisted Programs available to those who could most benefit from them.

- Shannon Knapp

Founder and Executive Director

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