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Barn Head / Manager - Summer Position

Yellow Spring, West Virginia 22656
United States
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Date Posted: 04/14/2022 | Last Updated: 04/14/2022
Categories:
Assistant Manager, Summer Camp Counselor
Positions Available:
Temporary, Contract
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?
No
Non-smoker required?
No
Live on site?
Yes
Will pay to relocate?
Yes
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Camp Rim Rock is one of the best overnight camps for girls in the country. Camp Rim Rock is situated on 500 acres and is located less than 2 hours from Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Our campers range in ages from 6 to 15. We hire staff from across the country, and cover the cost of travel for staff members from out of state.

We have 70 horses, 500 acres, and 6 riding rings. Jump standards, poles, and cones are in each of the four lesson rings.

You'll have a fantastic time at Camp Rim Rock if you have an outgoing personality, a good sense of humor, strong teaching skills in your activity area, good leadership ability, and experience in supervising and instructing children. It is also essential that staff members be strong role models for our campers. And because we're working with kids, we have strict policies in many areas including alcohol, smoking, curfew, etc. While it is preferable that our staff members have some experience working with children, this is not a prerequisite. Salary is competitive.
Job Description
Looking for experienced barn managers to work under the supervision of the Equestrian Director and help manage the staff and horses. Provide English riding instruction in ring lessons, trail riding, swim with horses, and stable management. Oversee, and work on, a team to provide general care to the horses, tack, and barns. Help evaluate riders, and assign them rings and horses each session. Ensure all daily tasks are completed appropriately. But most importantly, be good role models for girls and create friendships that will last a lifetime.

To apply please head to: https://rimrock.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

For more information, visit our website: http://www.camprimrock.com


SUMMER 2021 EMPLOYMENT DATES:
June 5 - August 13, 2022 (Dates flexible!)
Salary starts at $300 per week, but is negotiable and is based on experience. Paid weekly.
Job Requirements
Experience with English riding.
Positive attitude & enjoys kids
Work well independently and as a team
Able to perform basic barn tasks, such as handling horses, mucking out, tacking up, etc.
Experience teaching is preferred, but not required
Benefits
Housing & meals at camp are included. Camp will also cover the cost of travel for staff from out of state.
Description of Housing Provided
On-site shared housing with another adult employee, or live in a cabin with at least one other counselor, and campers. This can be discussed upon hiring.
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