Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Program Specialist: Equine Counselor - Camp Misty Mountain

US-GA-Armuchee
Category
Camp

Job Summary

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!

 

Qualifications

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to evaluate performance and give feedback
  • Ability to make observations and complete paperwork
  • Supervisory experience
  • 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
  • Noise level is usually minimal to moderate.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed