Crooked Creek Horse Park

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to help keep the park running smoothly.  We are currently evaluating ways to reward our volunteers beyond just the self satisfaction of giving to a good cause.  Check back often as we will add new volunteer opportunities weekly.  

Next 10 Volunteer Opportunities

Calendar of Volunteer Opportunities

    • 08/16/2018
    Register

    Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Thursday evening but some work can be done earlier in week if items are not used/moved after.  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

    Weekly Park Preparation Prior to Events

    • Facility Checks and Preparation
      • Trash bags placed in all cans. (wait until Thursday)
      • Put out extra trash cans for Buchleitner events.
      • Ensure requested items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
      • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. 
      • Ensure restrooms (including outhouses) and admin building are stocked, clean, and organized. (IF not clean notify Laura Wilson as this is a contracted service)
      • Ensure restrooms are unlocked and water is turned on.
      • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
      • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
      • Ensure all stalls are stripped clean.
      • Unlock barns as required by renting show.
      • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
      • Put out stall tags and camping tags for event manager.
    • Equipment checks and Preparation
      • Ensure both tractors are fueled and have no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is fueled, showing no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure water tank is filled.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
      • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
      • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
    • 08/20/2018
    Register

    Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Monday evening .  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

    Post Event Checks

    • Facility Checks and Preparation
      • Trash cans all emptied. (notify treasurer if work not completed)
      • Put approximately 14 cans back in museum barn after Buchleitner event
      • Ensure all items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
      • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. (Alert Bill Buchleitner immediately if not sealed)
      • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
      • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
      • Ensure all buildings are locked as necessary.
      • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
      • Damages that appear to be as a result of the most recent show need to be reported to treasurer immediately.
    • Equipment checks and Preparation
      • Ensure both tractors show no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment show no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
      • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
      • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
    • 08/23/2018
    Register

    Please be sure to get training and support of a Board Member on the activities you sign up to perform.  This work is best done by multiple people.  Work must be completed by Thursday evening but some work can be done earlier in week if items are not used/moved after.  Two checklists for these activities will be on the clipboard in admin building.

    Weekly Park Preparation Prior to Events

    • Facility Checks and Preparation
      • Trash bags placed in all cans. (wait until Thursday)
      • Put out extra trash cans for Buchleitner events.
      • Ensure requested items are placed in designated locations (barrels, obstacles, panels, sound equipment, pumps, hoses, electrical cords, etc)
      • Ensure ring has been left in the sealed fully open (no panels or chutes) conditioned. 
      • Ensure restrooms (including outhouses) and admin building are stocked, clean, and organized. (IF not clean notify Laura Wilson as this is a contracted service)
      • Ensure restrooms are unlocked and water is turned on.
      • Check septic level. (Report high level to Butch Lorant immediately)
      • Check for damages in barns, stands, buildings and camping areas especially after storms. (Alert Butch Lorant to any major issues, minor issues can go on repairs clipboard in admin building)
      • Ensure all stalls are stripped clean.
      • Unlock barns as required by renting show.
      • Count shavings in trailer and report quantity on clipboard (full skids are 45 each)
      • Put out stall tags and camping tags for event manager.
    • Equipment checks and Preparation
      • Ensure both tractors are fueled and have no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is fueled, showing no signs of damage or malfunction.
      • Ensure water tank is filled.
      • Ensure all accessory equipment is parked in the back asphalt lot and NOT in the warm up ring.
      • Check fuel tank level. If below 1/2 alert Tina Zanotto or Jamie Colder
      • Report any concerns with equipment to Jamie Colder/Bill Buchleitner immediately.
    • 08/25/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    Register

    Members interested in helping with weekend event checks should speak with a board member for training.  

    Event Counts Check List

    Count all stalls that are in use or show signs of use.

    Count all camping sites

    Check restrooms to ensure paper products are stocked and soap is full

    Empty bathroom trash if necessary 

    (NOTE restrooms are to be check by cleaning service on Saturday as well)


Past events

08/13/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
08/09/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
08/06/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
08/05/2018 Final Event Counts
08/04/2018 Event Counts
08/02/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
07/26/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
07/23/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
07/22/2018 Final Event Counts
07/21/2018 Event Counts
07/19/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
07/11/2018 Park Prep Days (Rodeo Week)
07/02/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
07/01/2018 Final Event Counts
06/30/2018 Event Counts
06/28/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
06/25/2018 Post-Event Park Checks (Youth Rodeo)
06/24/2018 Youth Rodeo Registration and Counts
06/23/2018 Youth Rodeo Registration and Counts
06/21/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep (Youth Rodeo)
06/18/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
06/14/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep
06/11/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
06/10/2018 Final Event Counts
06/09/2018 Event Counts
06/07/2018 Pre-Event Park Prep/Work Night
05/30/2018 Volunteer Work Day
05/28/2018 Post-Event Park Checks
03/24/2018 Park Clean Up Day
09/03/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
08/26/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
08/20/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
08/13/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
08/12/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
07/29/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
07/16/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
06/25/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
06/04/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
05/27/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
05/13/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
04/22/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
04/02/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
03/25/2017 Park Clean Up Day
03/18/2017 Trail Work Day (weather permitting)
03/12/2017 Trail Work Day (Prep and Knowledge Meeting)


Fort Armstrong Horsemen's Association is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. 

Fort Armstrong Horsemen's Association Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, 

467 Crooked Creek Dam Road, Ford City, PA 16226

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