Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm is a therapeutic horse farm serving the greater Boston area through equine-assisted services.
As a Grant Writer at Ironstone Farm, you will play a crucial role in securing funding from various sources, including government agencies, foundations, and private donors. Your primary responsibility will be to research, write, and submit grant proposals that align with our organization's mission and funding needs. You will work closely with our leadership team to identify funding opportunities and develop compelling proposals that effectively communicate our programs, initiatives, and impact.
Employment Type: Full-time. This is a hybrid position that has the flexibility to divide the workweek between remote work and on-site work based on a predetermined or flexible schedule.
Eligible for health insurance, access to AFLAC policies, PTO, 10 paid holidays per year
Salary Range: $40,000 - $55,000 Commensurate with experience
Requirements and Qualifications
To provide life-changing equine-assisted services that foster the human-horse connection to help individuals and families with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges experience healing and joy while realizing their full potential.
Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on our community and help secure the funding needed to drive meaningful change. Your expertise as a Grant Writer will be vital in supporting our efforts to create a brighter future for those we serve.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Kerri Whalen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ironstone Farm is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.
Start Date: October 1, 2023
Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm is a nonprofit organization that uses horses and riding instruction to help people with and without disabilities. This job opening is for a multi-faceted instructor to teach horsemanship and life lessons to people with and without disabilities, including grooming, tacking, and care of animals, riding techniques appropriate to each rider’s abilities, and proper care and handling of horses on the ground. Teaching will be conducted as private, semi-private, and group lessons in half-hour and hour-long sessions, and will be scheduled by management, including space and horse assignments. We are looking for horsemanship-focused individuals who are willing to work with volunteers.
Employment Type: Full-time, part-time, and seasonal (summer) positions available
Requirements and Qualifications
Applicant must have a current MA Riding Instructors license, or have the interest and ability to pursue a MA license. We are looking for instructors who would be interested in working with people of varied abilities. The job would best be suited for someone with a strong work ethic, a good sense of humor, compassion and enthusiasm for the organization and its mission, and an open mind for new and innovative ways to use horses to help people.
Are you a passionate and dynamic PT or OT seeking a unique and fun opportunity to combine your expertise with the incredible benefits of hippotherapy? Then we are looking for YOU! Ironstone Therapy is looking for part-time PTs and OTs to join our therapy team! We work hand in hoof with our pediatric clients to facilitate therapeutic outcomes through interaction with and movement of our ponies.
Therapists typically choose to work 1 or 2 shifts per week and 4-6 hours per shift. Shifts are based on the availability of the therapist, horses, and volunteers. Current shifts available are evenings and Saturdays.