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SUMMER RIDING INSTRUCTOR JOBS AVAILABLE at Camp Hebron, in Central PA. Seeking to fill 3-4 summer riding instructor staff positions for summer 2014.  Camp Hebron is a Christian Retreat and Conference Center with and Equestrian Program.  Guiding trail rides, teaching ground, theory and mounted lessons and general horse care, under the direction of a CHA Master instructor and CI, are the main duties of these positions.  If you love horses and are seeking to use your talents, skills and abilities to make a difference in the lives of children, teens and families, this is the place for you.  For application information go to:  www.camphebron.org  For general questions contact dean@camphebron.org  Room/board, weekly stipend, and a CHA Day Ride Trail Guide Certification Clinic provided for accepted candidates.

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is hiring all positions for summer camp! Come spend the summer at beautiful Camp Sycamore Hills located in Ashland City or idyllic Camp Holloway located in Millersville. Positions include Equestrian Counselors, Unit Counselors, Program Counselors (including Aquatics, Arts, Culinary, Music, Outdoor Adventure, Media, Acting/Drama, and Nature), Leadership Team, and Kitchen Team. Staff positions start at 18+ (some require 21), and include room and board, good pay, good food, 2 hours off daily, and weekends off! For more information and job descriptions, please visit www.gsmidtn.org/summer-camp-staff-forms/  For specific information on: The equestrian positions, contact Marianne England or Carol Coats at 615-792-6551, or mengland@gsmidtn.org or ccoats@gsmidtn.org

 

Girl Scouts of Central IL is currently seeking riding instructors for equestrian resident camp in Metamora, IL, June 2-August 10, 2014. Applicants must be over 18 years of age and have equine experience.  Beautiful new equestrian facility and great staff!  Weekly salary, plus room and board.  Please go to www.getyourgirlpower.org or contact pflynn@girlscouts-gsci.org for application information.

 

Equestrian Coordinator opening in Fort Worth, Texas at Camp El Tesoro which offers a coed summer residential and day camp program for children ages 6-17.  Our campers typically stay one to two weeks during the summer.  The role of the Equestrian Coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the planning and delivery of a horseback riding program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities and to provide management to the physical operation of the horseback riding facilities and equipment. This position requires a minimum age of 21 and experience leading a similar riding program. Some of the responsibilities are plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program, train and supervise Horseback Riding staff, manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area, Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions. This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-August 2, 2014.  Position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs.  On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend. Interested persons should send resume to resume@campfirefw.org or visit our website www.campfirefw.org

Riding Instructor position in Forth Worth, Texas at Camp El Tesoro as well. The role of a Riding Instructor is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through assisting in the development and delivery of a horseback riding program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities and to assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment. This position requires a minimum age of 18 with one year of college preferred.  Some of the responsibilities of this position are  with the Equestrian coordinator, develop and deliver a horse program that is appropriate for the ages and abilities of the campers, ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment, assist in overall implementation of camp programs, Provide unit coverage when assigned. This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-Aug 2, 2014.  Position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend. Interested persons should send resume to resume@campfirefw.org or visit our website www.campfirefw.org.

 

Camp Ondessonk in Sourthern Illinois is searching for Wranglers and Horse Adventure Program Staff who are over 18 years old for this upcoming summer 2014. Camp Ondessonk is a residential Catholic Youth Camp. We serve approximately 2,500 campers each summer. Our Wranglers work as part of a team to lead, assist and teach horsemanship, riding lessons and trail rides in a manner that promotes safety, learning and fun. In addition, the Wranglers will assist in all aspects of stabel management, horse care and maintenance is a safe, responsible and efficient manner. Our Horse Adventure Staff assist with outpost horse camping. These positions run from May 22nd to August 2nd. Compensation is $247.50 a week and room and board. To apply or for more information, visit http://ondessonk.com/index.php/summer-camp/summer-jobs

 

Lutherhaven Ministries in north Idaho is accepting applications for a summer Head Wrangler and Assistant Wrangler for our residential horse camp at our Shoshone Creek Ranch. The positions run approximately June 1 - August 15, 2014. The ranch is a 3-year-old Christian trail riding program for kids and teens from around the region, operating from Lutherhaven's Shoshone Mountain Retreat up the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in the scenic Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho's Panhandle.  The ranch includes historic 85-year-old log homestead cabins.  The program operates under an Outfitter & Guides Permit from the US Forest Service. We serve approximately 16 campers each week during the summer, utilizing around 15 leased stock. Find out more information on each position and how to apply at http://www.lutherhaven.com/ranch/

 

FT Site Manager in Illinois to oversee staff and facility operations including development, planning and programming. Requires BA/BS in Equine Sciences and 5+ years of related management experience with a minimum of 2 years facility operation and horseback riding instruction. https://www6.ultirecruit.com/FOR1009/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx

 

Wanted CHA instructors to host ACTHA events ( see www.actha.us/hostaride ). Earn up to $1,000-$2,000 per event. Great benefits. To see and hear what other professionals say about working with ACTHA visit; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGDXIwlS9yU&sns=em And http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQzZNtMzKkY&sns=em   Go to www.actha.us/hostaride or call 877-99- ACTHA ( 22842 ) to get going.  You can also write your CHA specialist robin@actha.us

 

Professor of Equestrian Studies - SCAD Savannah:  Join SCAD’s one-of-a-kind equestrian department as a full-time professor. SCAD offers a B.A. degree in equestrian studies as well as an equestrian studies minor. During the past seven years, the SCAD championship equestrian team has earned 33 individual and team titles, including 10 American National Riding Commission championships and six individual Intercollegiate Horse Show Association championships. Students have the opportunity to study, train and ride at the Ronald C. Waranch Equestrian Center, a 100-acre, state-of-the-art facility with paddocks, competition arenas and stables for the university and student horses. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience teaching at the collegiate level with the ability to conduct practical and theoretical courses in riding, horse care, training, course design, judging, equine business management and more. Experience teaching and riding hunter jumpers at a professional level is preferred. Master’s degree, or the equivalent, required along with documented licensing, awards and achievements. Please visit our website for requirements and application instructions: http://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/4861  Email questions to Human Resources at scadfaculty@scad.edu. 

Assistant Horse Camp Program Director - Eagle Lake Camps of the Navigators (Colorado Springs, CO)

This is a seasonal position requiring a minimum 2 summer commitment, with potential for advancement. The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Program Director in the supervision of all activities taking place at the horse barn, including (but not limited to) - teaching group riding lessons, leading trail rides, assisting with management of horses and facility, assisting in supervising and leading evening activities for horse campers, and interacting with camper parents on Sundays and Fridays. Candidates should be at least 21 years of age with previous experience in riding (multiple disciplines) natural horsemanship, herd management, teaching, and training. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to growing in their relationship with God, a passion for working with youth, a teachable attitude, and a focus on safety. Certification preferred. For more information and to apply, visit www.eaglelakecamps.com/staff/summer

 

Director and Assistant Director Wanted with horses/ponies for riding academy at prestigious girl’s camp in Adirondack Mountains of New York.  Beautiful new facilities.  Top pay, room and board provided.  Referral fees offered.  800 786 8373.  www.raquettelake.com.

 

IMMEDIATE openings nationwide and in Canada for instructors wishing to earn $800 per day or up to $3,200 per weekend hosting year round ACTHA events.  Call 877-99-ACTHA (22842) or write Jody@actha.us

 

  Equestrian Program Staff (Howell, Michigan) Equestrian Staff - Riding Instructor, Assistant Riding Instructor, Barn Assistant needed at Innisfree EQ Center. Wanted is Equestrian Program Staff to provide top notch equestrian programs to our membership. Hours may vary depending upon the need of the program. Programs may include mounted lessons, trail rides and vet science programs in our outstanding facility. Minimun three years experience working with and around horses. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and work long hours, outside in various weather conditions. Must have an open mind, dedicated to learning established, proven professional policies and procedures and a solid team attitude. CHA Certification desirable. Job training provided by CHA Master Instructor/Clinic Staff. Send Resume with Cover Letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, abenitez@gssem.org - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

 

Equine Program Assistant- Green Chimneys (Brewster, New York): Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintenance of the farm landscape, teaching riding/groundwork classes, driving, horse study activity periods and vocational barn management for learning disabled and emotionally disturbed children. Special focus will be on developing activities in the afternoon, early evenings and weekends as well as assisting the farm and various campus programs during special events. Bachelor’s Degree, PATH or CHA IRD certification and valid driver’s license with clean record required. This position is full time, working 40 hours per week; flexible schedule necessary, hours will vary. For more information on our program or to apply please visit Green Chimney’s website www.greenchimneys.org and select the “jobs” tab to complete an online application. An online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

Equine Program Consultant- Green Chimneys (Brewster, New York): The Equine Program Consultant would be responsible for supporting the equine driving program.  The Program Consultant will prepare and implement equine driving activities, mentor students, lead the driving program, and maintain driving equipment. This position is a per diem position. Candidate must be a Certified/Experienced Driving Instructor. For more information on our program or to apply please visit Green Chimney’s website www.greenchimneys.org and select the “jobs” tab to complete an online application. An online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

  

Equestrian Assistant in Wheaton, Illinois: provide horse-drawn hayrides and lead trail rides; maintain and inspect harnesses; load, unload, and convey passengers on recreational and information/educational hayrides; coordinate the collection of fees for programming; educate students in basic horse care, horse handling, and riding techniques; coordinate daily operation of the horse stable; create daily chore and special task lists; handle and exercise horses; feed and water horses; clean stalls and dispose of manure; inspect horses for injuries and perform first aid; administer medications and vaccinations; act as a lead worker to volunteer stable workers; provide direction and training to volunteers; maintain the appearance of the facility; clean the barn, mow and fertilize the horse pastures, and build and repair pasture fences; inspect, clean, organize, and schedule maintenance of riding equipment that includes trucks, tractors, mowers, and wagons; maintain inventory and order supplies; assist with the production of special events at the facility; provide program information to visitors; perform other duties as assigned. Requires AA in Equine Science, Animal Science, or related field, and four (4) years experience in the daily care, handling, riding, and driving of horses and maintenance of equipment; or equivalent combination of training and experience; possession of a valid driver’s license. Preferred Candidate will have riding instructor experience for balance seat equitation. Apply online: https://www6.ultirecruit.com/FOR1009/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx

Seasonal Full Time Barn Manager, White Pines Ranch, Oregon IL  Job description includes ability to work with children in an outdoor setting and awareness that children may be away from home for the first time and having their first horseback riding experience at the same time.  Overall care of animals and day to day supervision of facility and equipment.  Grooming, saddling horses, leading trail rides and preparing for group activities in and around the barn.  Please contact the ranch at 815-732-7923 or info@whitepinesranch.com

Barn/Facility Manager, Rabbit Mountain Equestrian Center LLC, Longmont, Colorado.  Rabbit Mountain Equestrian Center (RMEC) (web page is RMEC.co) is a premier facility which caters to the Hunter/Jumper community in the Denver Metro Area.  The position of Barn/Facility manager is currently available.  This person is responsible for  1) the care of 42 horses and their owners, 2) day to day supervision of the facility’s staff, 3) maintenance of the facility and equipment (including pasture maintenance), and 4) interfacing with vendors (e.g. feed, hay).  Safety of the operation is of primary concern.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in horse management, customer relations, and facility maintenance.  Salary: $27,000-$30,000 per year.  Please send resumes with your letter on interest to:  RMEC, P.O. Box 129, Hygiene, Co. 80533.

 

Riding Instructor Denver Equestrians  Qualified instructors should have a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience, some competition experience, and a sound knowledge of stable management and horse care. Instructors who have completed college equestrian degrees or certification programs (CHA, USDF,  British Horse Society, etc.) are especially urged to apply. Instructor benefits include flexible working hours, pay negotiable with experience, and the opportunity to help our students reach their riding goals in a fun, educational atmosphere. This is a part-time position, and candidates must be available to work daytime, evenings and weekends. To apply, please send us a resume and a cover letter via email detailing education and experience in horsemanship and riding. References required, and will be checked. Applicants must be 18yrs or older. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Ride@DenverEquestrians.com.

Maintenance and Groom Denver Equestrians  We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills. Job requires grounds maintenance, and operation of barn machinery, including feed cart, small tractor and trailer. Job also requires the ability to assist with repairs/improvements on the property. Applicant will be required to ensure daily barn chores are completed in a timely manner: turnout, feed, clean stalls, ensure proper opening and/or closing tasks are completed and assist with facility projects (fencing, repairs, etc). This is a part-time position with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position, and candidates must be available to work daytime, evenings and weekends. To apply, please send us a resume and a cover letter via email detailing education and experience in horsemanship and riding. References required, and will be checked. Applicants must be 18yrs or older. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Ride@DenverEquestrians.com. 

YEAR ROUND INTERN: CAMP HEBRON equestrian program is accepting applications for a year round intern.  Focus on Riding Instruction and Stable/herd management in a Christian Camping Ministry.  camphebron@camphebron.org     

HORSEMANSHIP DIRECTOR – CAMP LI-WA – FAIRBANKS, ALASKA:  Seeking a full-time CHA certified person who is as good with horses as they are with people.  Will consider non-CHA certified applicants if relevant experience and riding / instructional skills indicate a strong likelihood of achieving certification.  Our Christian camp and conference center uses horses throughout the year in various programs.  Must possess excellent communication, listening, and organizational skills.  Send resume to info@campliwa.org and check out our website at www.campliwa.org. For more information call 907-457-6059. 

  




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