Summer Job: Sleepaway Camp Horseback Riding Instructor

    Location: New Durham
  • Category: Instructors
  • Employment Type: Intern, Seasonal, Student
  • Posted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Job ID: 100
  • Salary: Contact Birch Hill for more information! per month
  • Job Views: 137

    Job Description

    HORSEBACK RIDING DIRECTOR and RIDING STAFF

    POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER 2017

    Job Titles: Horseback Riding Director and Horseback Riding Staff

    Position Dates: June 17 - August 6, 2017 (7 WEEK COMMITMENT)

    HORSEBACK RIDING STAFF AND HORSEBACK RIDING DIRECTOR WILL ALSO BE CABIN

    COUNSELORS AT OUR OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMP FOR BOYS AND GIRLS AGES 6-16.

    APPLY ONLINE:  BIRCH HILL STAFF APPLICATION

    Job Requirements

    APPLY NOW:  BIRCH HILL STAFF APPLICATION

    Position Purpose:

    To further the mission of the camp through the planning and delivery of a horseback

    riding program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities.

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    FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CHRISSY@CAMPBIRCHHILL.COM 603-859-4525

    HORSEBACK RIDING DIRECTOR: Essential Job Functions:

    1. Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program.

    ⬥ Write (with the help of Horseback Riding Specialists) lesson plans that meet camp goals.

    ⬥ Evaluate riding abilities of campers and staff.

    ⬥ Deliver creative riding program activities.

    ⬥ Set daily and session schedules for the horse program.

    2. Train and supervise Horseback Riding staff

    ⬥ Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training.

    ⬥ Train Horseback Riding and counseling staff in their horseback riding responsibilities.

    ⬥ Schedule and supervise Horseback Riding staff to provide a safe and high-quality program.

    3. Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area

    ⬥ Set up horseback riding area prior to and during staff training.

    ⬥ Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.

    ⬥ Manage daily care of the camp’s horses.

    ⬥ Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.

    ⬥ Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs.

    ⬥ Review horses for health needs, behavior issues, and tack needs.

    ⬥ Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.

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    FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CHRISSY@CAMPBIRCHHILL.COM 603-859-4525

    ⬥ Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of

    materials.

    ⬥ Assist in packing all materials and supplies at the end of the season.

    Other Job Duties:

    ⬥ Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening

    programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.

    ⬥ Work with Program Director and other administrative staff to develop a program curriculum,

    awards programs, and leadership programs.

    ⬥ Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the horseback riding arena.

    ⬥ Participate in management and staff meetings.

    ⬥ Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.