Program Specialist: Equine Counselor - Camp Misty Mountain
The Counselor (Equine) will assist in all areas of Equine Center operations.
Duties & Responsibilities
Feeding, grooming cleaning stalls, arenas, and paddocks, maintaining tack, and other equipment.
Assist in all equine center lessons including riding lessons, ground school, and stable management.
Counselor (Equine) will also be engaged in program activities and camper leadership, and will live and work alongside other members of staff in living units with campers.
Skills & Experience
Extremely strong riding skills, preferred
Previous experience in teaching horsebacking riding to others
Ability to successfully complete two day “Seasonal Equestrian Staff Certification” (Certified Horsemanship Association) held during Staff Session Training required.
Must have a passion for working with young women in the out of doors!
Good communication skills
Ability to evaluate performance and give feedback
Ability to make observations and complete paperwork
Maturity in problem solving and decision making
First aid and CPR training
Provide proof of USA citizenship or appropriate Alien documentation
Must be able to complete & clear a Criminal & Sex Offender background check
Physical Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Work is performed in the outdoors with regular exposure to insects and wildlife; weather conditions prevalent at the time (i.e.: heat and humidity, rain and storms); and walking several miles a day at a brisk