Eganville, Ontario , K0J 1T0
Riding Instructor Frontier Trails Camp
Position Title: Riding Instructor (Seasonal/Full Time)
Position Purpose: Riding Instructors are responsible for the general care of Frontier Trails Camp horse’s and must be enthusiastic and run a safe and effective riding program for campers ages 6-16.
Position Relationship: Program director, Camp Directors
Principle Accountabilities: Tack care, grooming, as well as administering medications & the ability to detect illness and injury in horses is important.
Notice when grain or hay is running out and inform the program Director.
Safety must be the most important issue when teaching, leading a trail ride, or doing any activity with the horses.
Prepare, Care for and Maintain horses
Plan & Carry out the horsemanship program in a safe and fun manner including overnight trail campout & swimming with horses.
Lead Trail rides for campers, as well as visitors and customers of the camp.
Ensure that the Tack room, barnyard area and corral are clean and tidy at all times.
Attend Camp Staff Meetings
May be required to break and train some horses in preparation for being ridden
Maintain accurate records of the campers’ daily achievements. Complete Activity awards each camper and Friday night awards as appropriate
Rake corral & all trails after Trail Rides
Pre-requisites: Police Check
First Aid & CPR an asset, Horse first aid an asset
Candidate must be able to work as part of a team in a demanding job. He/she must be organized, prompt, and willing work Saturday to 2 pm weekends and Sundays off during camp season and long hours during the summer.
Communicate clearly, and work safely
- Belief in and support the mission of Frontier Trails Camp(required)
Experience working with horses required, prefer teaching experience in English or Western riding
Must enjoy working with and around children ages 6-16
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4850 ]