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Riding Instructors and camp counselors Wanted! New York

Claryville, New York 12725
United States
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Date Posted: 01/26/2021 | Last Updated: 03/16/2021
Certified Riding Instructor, Dude Ranch/Hospitality, Instructor, Summer Camp Counselor, Trail Guide, Working Student, Wrangler
Positions Available:
Full Time, Temporary, Contract
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Frost Valley YMCA's Summer Equestrian programs serve over 400 campers each summer, offering riding lessons, trail rides, as well as horsemanship ground lessons.

* Over 5000 acres wooded and mountain trails
* 2 barns
* 70 horses
* Multiple riding arenas
* Acres of Pastures
* Miles of Trails
* Outstanding group of staff from all over the world!
* Great campers who return year after year!
Job Description
Frost Valley YMCA’s Equestrian Team is looking for seasonal staff who want to share their passion for horses with children. Our multi-facility equestrian program has over 60 horses and provides instruction to riders of all skill levels. Our staff work as a team to, teach campers how to ride, provide exceptional care for our horses, as well as to lead various camp activities. We have a variety of different positions to offer willing and flexible employees.
Job Requirements
* 18 yrs +
* Experience working with youth and teens or strong desire to gain such experience
* Experience working with horses
* Be physically fit and have the ability to lift 50lb and walk up to 10 miles a day on uneven ground
*Ability to be committed to being a positive role model for kids and fellow staff members
*Ability to work long hours, including evenings
*Possess excellent communication skills and be able to multi-task and handle pressure well
Room and Board included
Description of Housing Provided
Staff will either live in lodges or cabins.