Volunteer FAQs

Q: How do I find out what days you need help?
A: We have an online system known as McVIC, which you can access from your computer at home. You can see what days/times we need help and sign up for the time slot you want to volunteer.

 

Q: Do I need horse or barn experience?
A: You do not need any experience with horses or working at a barn. We'll teach you everything you need to know!

 

Q: Will I get to ride a horse?
A: We plan quarterly volunteer reward parties for our volunteer who have a minimum of 20 volunteer service hours in that semester. These parties include food, fun, fellowship, and riding!

 

Q: How old do you have to be to volunteer?
A: We accept volunteers 14 years of age and older.

 

Q: Can I fulfill my community volunteer hours for high school there?
A: Yes. We provide documentation of the number of hours each volunteer serves, as requested.

 

Q: Is there a certain number of hours I have to volunteer?
A: No; whatever ou can give is great, as long as it fits into our operational hours.

 

Q: Can I volunteer with my friends?
A: Of course. But please remember, we are a professional establishment, so please don't use the barn as a hang out.

 

Q: How do I sign up for the hours I want to volunteer?
A: Once you complete the volunteer application and set up your orientation, we will go over our online volunteer tracking system and send you an email explaining the process.

About McCormick

4651 Rummell Road
St. Cloud, FL 34771
407-933-7433 (RIDE)
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