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Summer Camp Riding Instructor

Denmark, Maine 04022
United States

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Date Posted: 05/19/2019 | Last Updated: 05/19/2019

Categories: Rider - reining, Summer Camp
Positions Available: Temporary
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? No
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
We are a 10 day summer camp program that runs the last two weeks of August. We our camp sits on 150 acres of beautiful pine groves, grazing fields and lakeshore frontage.
Job Description
Riding Counselors get to:
Feed, groom, ride, and bring in/turn out horses
Clean stalls
Bond with both campers and horses
Teach beginning level (Walk/Trot) riding lessons

We are looking to hire 4 staff that will also be working as bunk counselors. You will work alongside 3 other co-counselors to enure the care of the campers during the 10 days.

All female counselors are also bunk counselors, living in a cabin with the campers. They get to:
Be a live-in role model for a group of girls, from ages 9-14
Bond deeply with their campers during Rest Hour, Free Time, and Taps
Help their campers win daily inspection for the cleanest cabin
Collaborate with their campers on a host of wacky evening activities
Put their campers to bed at night and wake them up in the morning
Deal with any situations in the bunk, as they arise
Job Requirements
Essential Requirements:
Experience working with children
At least 19 years old or have completed your first year of college
3 professional references
Complete our interviewing process
Pass a comprehensive background check
Pass mandated reporting training
Ability to ride at walk, trot, and canter
Experience haltering, leading, grooming, and tacking horses
Experience cleaning stalls

The Skinny:
Salary is dependent on experience, previous training, and position.
Three nutritious meals are provided daily. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options are always available.
Limited compensation is available for travel expenses.
Salary is dependent on experience, travel needs and bunk status. Room and board is included in all employment opportunities.
Description of Housing Provided
Riding staff hired for horse care and instruction only, will be provided accommodations in our riding staff bunk. The cabins are all rustic cabins with bathrooms attached and two shower houses a within the grove of cabiins.