Teenagers (14+) and Adults (18+) who are looking for small supportive classes in introductory horse and related farm chores.
The program focuses on prevocational job readiness skills as participants learn vocational skills of routine horse and goat animal care, basic carpentry, and gardening. Job readiness skills such as social and language skills to best communicate with supervisors and co-workers, team work, following instructions, safety on the job, physical boundaries when working with others, time management, and job etiquette are part of the prevocational skills addressed. Vocational skills in horse and goat care are tasks such as feeding, water maintenance, mucking, and related barn care and farm work.
Community classes will be generally offered year-round, one day/week,
from 8- 9AM or 4-5 PM. Contact STABLEWORK Program at firstname.lastname@example.org
Challenge Workforce Solutions program is offered generally year- round, two to three days a week, from 10 -11:30 AM. Contact Briggs Seekins at email@example.com or (607) 272 8990. Services and local transportation may be available at no cost. The program teaches vocational skills of routine horse and goat care, including feeding, water maintenance, mucking, and related farm work; and pre-vocational skills for job readiness, such as social and language skills to best communicate with supervisors and co-workers, problem-solving, leadership, team work, following instructions, safety on the job, physical boundaries when working with others, time maintenance and job etiquette.
JM Murray program is generally offered year-round, one day a week, from 9 AM to 1 PM. Contact jmmurry.com or (607) 756 9913. Services and local transportation may be available at no cost. The program focuses on job readiness in building, repair, construction skills, painting and related barn chores, as well as routine horse and goat care. These include on the job social and communication skills, problem-solving, leadership, team work, following instructions, safety on the job, physical boundaries when working with others, and job etiquette.
NY State Education Department Access VR is a wage supported work experience in a community based setting. This is an opportunity for developing Independent work skills. offered through a registered state agency.
Voacational Assessment: Offered through a registered State Agency or private pay.
Customized, one-day or more, programs are available for those out of town but wishing an Introduction to Horse Care Work are available. Contact STABLEWORK Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Training is offered at a small beautiful horse ranch in Newfield, New York, which is 8 miles from the city of Ithaca in central New York, about 1 hour drive from Syracuse and Binghamton, 2 hours from Rochester, and 4 hours drive or direct bus from NYC.
USA Today (2018) listed Ithaca as Number 13 in the list of most innovative cities in the United States. Ithaca is home to Cornell University, Ithaca College and 150 waterfalls in surrounding area. It’s a beautiful place to visit. Forbes.com recommended Ithaca as one of the best places to travel to in the U.S. If you need short-term housing, contact us for suggestions at email@example.com.