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Summer Camp Equestrian Director / Riding Instructor

Nevada City, California 95959
United States
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Date Posted: 10/07/2021 | Last Updated: 10/07/2021
Categories:
Instructor, Manager - General, Other, Summer Camp Counselor
Positions Available:
Full Time, Temporary
Annual Salary Range:
Not Specified
Minimum Education Level:
None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
No
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
No
Pets allowed?
Yes
Non-smoker required?
Yes
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Working at camp is an experience unlike any other. Our days are beautiful, demanding, inspiring, educational, hilarious, frustrating, silly, surprising, intimate, active and most importantly, full of opportunity. Work with a staff of 65 people and campers aged from 8 to 16.
Job Description
Camp Augusta’s equestrian program is small, including a herd of 10 horses. We teach a hybrid of English and Western and offer trail rides, horse care, and basic arena work. The goal of the equestrian program is to teach campers not just to ride but to love horses too, and to create an environment where campers can have fun and build self-confidence through the facilitation of horsemanship.

The Equestrian Director leads program development working alongside the Assistant Equestrian Director. In addition to running our program they are responsible for feeding & mucking as well as general herd maintenance. This role benefits from a person with a stable temperament who is able to adapt their experience, teaching style, and philosophies to camp and can provide their insight while being open to collaboration. When not horsing around, EQ staff will participate in camp programs, evening programs, and supply camp magic. Applicants must be 20 or older by June 2022, and have a CHA certification (or ability to acquire) or equivalent group lesson teaching experience (~300 hours). Sometimes, the program is run with two equestrian directors, if the skills are matched/equivalent. Preference for applicants who can return for multiple summers.
Description of Housing Provided
Live in a platform tent, a cabin, or a treehouse!
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